Team Melli’s forward, Reza Ghoochannejad is on the final stages of completing the formalities to join Al Wakrah Club in Qatar Star League QSL.
Ghoochannejad who was released by his last club Al Kuwait SC and was not desired back at Charlton athletics, has found refuge in Qatar to become the sixth Team Melli player who play in the QSL. Ghoochannejad’s departure from Al Kuwait was mainly attributed to financial issues rather than performance in the very modest Kuwait League.
Ghoochannejad is carrying out his medical and pending successful result of the medical test , he will sign a one year contract with the Qatari club currently lying 12th in the 14 clubs league and only one place above the drop zone and relegation.
Other Iranian players in the QSL are: Ashkan Dejagah (Al Arabi) , Pejman Montazeri (Umm Salal) , Masoud Shojaei & Mehrdad Pooladi (Al Shahaniya) , Mojtaba Jabbari & Jalal Hosseini (Al Ahli). Umm Salal is the highest ranked QSL team with Iranian player at 5th place while the rest of the clubs lying in the lower regions. Al Shahaniya is already in the drop zone with 12 points , 4 points less than Al Wakrah one place above them.