Félix Sánchez Bas

Félix Sánchez Bas (born 13 December 1975) is a Spanish football manager, currently in charge of the Qatar national football team.

Félix Sánchez
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Sánchez managing Qatar at the 2019 AFC Asian Cup
Personal information
Full name Félix Sánchez Bas
Date of birth (1975-12-13) 13 December 1975 (age 44)
Place of birth Barcelona, Spain
Club information
Current team
Qatar (head coach)
Teams managed
Years Team
1996–2006 Barcelona (youth)
2006–2013 Aspire Academy
2013–2017 Qatar U19
2017 Qatar U23
2017– Qatar


A FC Barcelona youth coach, Sánchez moved to Qatar in 2006 and joined Aspire Academy.[1] In 2013 he was appointed manager of the Qatar under-19 side, winning the following year's AFC U-19 Championship.

On 3 July 2017, after a spell with the under-20s and under-23s, Sánchez replaced Jorge Fossati at the helm of the senior side.[2] He led Qatar to the AFC Asian Cup title for the first time in 2019 tournament, won all three group matches and knockout stage matches including a 3–1 win over Japan in the final, scoring 19 times and conceding one goal.[3]

Managerial statisticsEdit

As of match played 5 December 2019
Team From To Record
G W D L GF GA GD Win %
Qatar 3 July 2017 Present 45 26 6 13 82 43 +39 057.78
Career totals 45 26 6 13 82 43 +39 057.78


Qatar U19


  1. ^ "Fèlix Sánchez, de la cantera culé a la catarí" [Fèlix Sánchez, from the culé to the Qatari youth setup] (in Spanish). Sport. 27 November 2013. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Felix Sanchez replaces Jorge Fossati as Qatar coach". Goal.com. 3 July 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Qatar stun Japan with 3-1 win to be crowned Asian Cup champions". Guardian. 1 February 2019. Retrieved 5 February 2019.

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