|Barakat will be charged with infusing youth into the NT setup|
Abdel Nasser Barakat was the popular choice amongst many fans following his success with the U23 team. The 39 year old Barakat recently led the Olympic Team to wins over Afghanistan and Nepal in Olympic qualifying while also earning plaudits in competitive losses vs. Saudi Arabia and Iran.
His claim to fame was last year's Asian Games where he led Palestine to their first ever goals and wins of the competition against Oman and Tajiksitan en route to winning their group.
In preparation for June's qualifying matches against Saudi Arabia and Malaysia the former Al-Brieh boss has summoned 37 WBPL and First Division players for a brief training camp on Thursday, April 23rd. With an eye to the future some notable national team veterans have been excluded from the camp- Raed Fares and Murad Ismail- chief amongst them.
Full squad after the jump...