Shabab Alahli Becomes First Team to Win Fujairah Home
Shabab Alahli became the first team to defeat Fujairah at home in the league matches this season, after winning the matchweek 13 of the Arabian Gulf League 1-0 at Fujairah stadium on Friday.
Shabab Alahli finished the first round of the league in the fourth place with 25 points, just six points from the winter champion Sharjah, while Fujairah remained with 13 points in the 11th place.
The two teams played goalless draw in the first half, while Salmin Khamis scored the lone goal in the last minute to give his side the three points.
Shabab Alahli Lineup
Majed Naser Humaid, Abdulaziz Hussain H Mubarak, Mohammed Marzooq Abdulla, Salmin Khamis Salmin, Walid Abbas Murad, Abdalla Ali Hassan (Emiliano Vecchio), Majed Hassan Ahmed, Mauro Diaz, Waled Husain Hassan (Ahmed Abdulla Jshak), Ahmed Khalil Sebait Mubarak (Jaime Ayovi), Luvannor Henrique De Souse
Walid Abbas Murad
Waled Husain Hassan
Ahmed Abdulla Jshak
Shabab Alahli vs Fujairah Pre-match Press Conference
Shabab Alahli coach Rodolfo Arruabarrena held a press conference on Wednesday December 12, at Shabab Al Ahli Dubai Stadium in Al Aweer, heading into the match with Fujairah, in the matchweek 13 of the Arabian Gulf League, next Friday at Fujairah club Stadium.
The coach stressed the importance of the match and the necessity of collecting the three points, especially as the team returns from a loss to Baniyas in the last league match, calling upon his players to focus and work hard so as to win and narrow the gap with the top teams.
Rodolfo expected difficult game against Fujairah, describing his opponent as strong especially when they play at home, pointing out that they have good players in the midfield and front.
Commenting on Shabab Alahli preparations the coach said: “We look forward to win. All the players are ready and there are no absences except Walid Hussein and Ismael Al Hammadi “.
Fromm his side, Abdul Aziz Al-Kaabi, who accompanied the coach at the press conference, stressed the keenness of the players to win and come back with the three points, adding that all games are important and they will fight to win.
Shabab Alahli vs Kalba Post- match Press Conference
Shabab Alahli head coach Rodolfo Arruabarrena congratulated his players after beating Kalba 3-0 , and qualified to the quarterfinal of the president’s cup, speaking at the post match press conference the coach stated that the team was in need to win especially after losing from Baniyas in the league last week.
Aruabarena praised the effort of his player, pointing out that the team was the better side during the match, and succeeded to score three goals, the coach emphasized that the match was not easy, and his team deserved to win and qualify to the next stage.
Regarding the team which Shabab Alahli will face in the quarterfinal Arruabarrena said “The draw will determine our opponents in the quarter-finals, but we have to be ready to face any team that qualified”.
Shabab Alahli Qualifies to Quarterfinal of the President’s Cup
Shabab Alahli Qualified to the Quarterfinal of President’s Cup, after winning Kalba 3-0 in the 16th round at Rashid Bin Saeed stadium Sunday night, goal were scored by Jamine Ayovi in 24th minute, Luvanour in 6oth minute, and Emiliano in 89th minute.
Shabab Alahli started the match with massive attack, trying to score early goal, the first chance was for Ayovi who failed to control the cross ball from Ahmed Jashak inside the box, in 24 minute Ayovi headed the ball to the back of the net after Kalba goalkeeper failed to clear the ball from Abdella Alnaqbi.
In the second half Shabab Alahli continued their attempts to score more goals, and Luvanour scored the second goal in the 60th minute, just one minute to the final whistle Emiliano made it 3-0, after he received brilliant pass from Ahmed Khalil.
Shabab Alahli Lineup
Majed Naser Humaid, Abdulaziz Hussain H Mubarak, Mohammed Marzooq Abdulla, Salmin Khamis Salmin, Walid Abbas Murad(Mohammad Sebil Obaid), Abdalla Ali Hassan, Ahmed Abdulla Jshak(Emiliano Vecchio) , Majed Hassan Ahmed, Mauro Diyaz, Luvannor Henrique De Souse, Jamine Ayovi (Ahmed Khalil Sebait Mubarak).
Shabab Alahli vs Kalba pre-match press conference
Speaking at the pre-match press conference, of the round 16 match in president’s cup, Rodolfo Arruabarrena the head coach of Shabab Alahli expected tough encounter against Kalba on Tuesday night at Rashid Bin Saeed Stadium.
The coach pointed to the strong start of the competition, stating that the two big teams Al Wahda and Al Ain were eliminated by Dibba and Alwasl, and that means any team has to be careful and play with full concentration to avoid early elimination.
Rodolfo said the game will not be easy, especially for Shabab Alahli as the team is coming from a loss to Baniyas in the league, stressing that the team need to prepare well and strive to win in order to secure the pass to the quarterfinal stage.
The coach confirmed the absence of Ismail Al Hammadi, who will not participate due to an injury in the match of Alnasr, while Walid Hussein will be checked by the medical team to decide whether he will be ready or not.
Abdullah Al Naqbi Shabab Alahli midfielder who accompanied the coach in the press conference said “The cup matches do not recognize the names of the teams, we have to be more focused to win, and qualify to the next stage.”
Shabab Alahli vs Baniyas Post-match Press Conference
Shabab Alahli head coach Rodolfo Arruabarrena described the match against Baniyas in the matchweek 12 in the Arabian Gulf League, as the worst for his side in the League, stating that winning the match was very important for Shabab Alahli to narrow the gap with top teams.
Speaking at the post match press conference the coach said his team didn’t show inside the pitch, and committed several mistakes, hoping that they can overcome what happened yesterday and start preparing for the next match in the president cup.
Rodolfo denied that they under estimate their opponent, pointing out that Shabab Alahli is always keen to prepare well for all matches, and respect all teams irrespective of their positions, the coach stated that Baniyas deserve to win the match, because they are the better side.
He said:”Baniyas scored first from penalty, and after the Luvanour received red card they had the advantage, they played well and scored two additional goals, while we failed to come back”.
He added: “it is hard to loose matches like this, now we have to continue working, focus and concentrate more and correct mistakes, it is important to prepare the team well and play match by match”.
Shabab Alahli 0 Baniyas 3
Shabab Alahli lost 3-0 from their host Baniyas in the matchweek 12 of the Arabian Gulf League at Baniyas stadium, on Tuesday night, despite the loss Shabab Alahli remained fourth in the league table with 22 points, while Baniyas moved to the eighth place with 15 points.
In 36th minute Pedro Conde scored the first goal for the host from the penalty spot to give his side the lead, in the second half Luvannor Henrique De Souse was sent off, and then Pedro Conde scored the second goal in the 78th minute, while Geroge Lerwe made it 3-0 just nine minute before the final whistle converting a penalty.
The loss was the first for the head coach Rodolfo Arruebarrena in AG League match, the last defeat for the team in the league was in matchweek 4.
Shabab Alahli Line up
Majed Naser Humaid, Abdulaziz Hussain H Mubarak (Jamie Ayovi), Mohammed Marzooq Abdulla, Salmin Khamis Salmin, Walid Abbas Murad, Abdalla Ali Hassan, Emiliano Vecchio (Ahmed Jashak), Majed Hassan Ahmed, Mauro Diaz, Ahmed Khalil Sebait Mubarak, Luvannor Henrique De Souse
Majed Hassan Ahmed yellow card
Luvannor Henrique De Souse red card
Shabab Alahli vs Baniyas Pre-match Press Conference
Speaking at the pre-match press conference, Shabab Alahli head coach Rodolfo Arruabarrena, confirmed that his team is ready to face Baniyas in the matchweek 12 of the Arabian Gulf League at Alshamkha stadium on Tuesday.
The coach expected tough match, adding that it will not be easy to beat Baniyas at home, considering the opponent as one of the good and well organized teams in the AG League, and they deserved more points than they have now.
Arruabarrena demanded his players to concentrate more, and continue fighting to keep on winning, stressing that they have to put extra efforts to collect more points in order to secure good position for the team before the end of the first half.
Shabab Alahli player Ahmed Jashak, who accompanied the coach in the press conference, promised to fight to win, pointing out that Baniyas is strong team, but they will do their best to come back with the three points.
Shabab Alahli vs Alnasr Post-match Press Conference
Shabab Alahli head coach Rodolfo Arruabarrena congratulated his players, after winning their rival Alnasr 1-0, in the matchweek 11 of the Arabian Gulf League, on Friday at Shabab Alahli stadium in Alawir; speaking at the Post-match Press Conference, the coach expressed his happiness to win the game, and praised the efforts of the squad that resulted in a vital win.
Arruabarrena stated that the match was very tough, and difficult for the two teams, pointing out that match was full of tension and stress, because each team was keen to collect the three points.
Rodolfo explained that the win will help Shabab Alahli to continue their attempts to reach the top three teams, but they need to keep on fighting and winning the three remaining matches.
The coach said: “we will start our preparations for the next match against Baniyas on Tuesday away, I expect it will be a difficult game, we need to concentrate more and be fit enough to continue winning”.
Shabab Alahli vs Al Nasr Pre-match Press Conference
Shabab Alahli head coach Rodolfo Arruabarrena held the pre-match press conference, heading to the matchweek 11 of the Arabian Gulf League against Alnasr, on Friday at Shabab Alahli stadium in Alawir, he disclosed that his team is ready for the important match, pointing out that Shabab Alahli is targeting the three points.
Rodolfo expressed his happiness with the return of Ahmed Khalil after recovering from injury, indicating that he did very well and scored nice goal, he considered Khalil return as big boost for the team, due to his experience and skills.
Henrique Louvanour Shabab Alahli striker who accompanied the coach at the press conference explained that the preparations and all the players are ready and keen to give their best.
“We belong to a great team, we are always looking forward to win in all matches, we have players who can make the difference. I hope we will be able to achieve our goals in this season.”