Chris McKee strikes to give Linfield famous win over Qatar

A first half strike from Chris McKee secured a famous friendly win for Linfield over Qatar.

By Steven Crawford
Tuesday, 21st June 2022, 8:18 pm
Updated Tuesday, 21st June 2022, 8:21 pm

McKee struck early on to give David Healy's side the win in Marbella as part of their preparations for their forthcoming Champions League qualifier against The New Saints.

The Qatar national team are of course preparing for the upcoming World Cup finals which they will host in November.

This is not the first time Linfield have played against a national team.

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