His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum receives Shabab Alahli football club team

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in presence of Hamdan bin Mohammed & Maktoum bin Mohammed & Ahmed bin Mohammed & Mansoor Bin Mohammed, receives football club players, staff and board members, as the team won President’s Cup & Arabian Gulf Cup 2018/2019

Shabab Alahli finishes Second in AG League

Shabab Alahli finished second in the Arabian Gulf League with 53 points from 26 matches, after losing to Fujairah 3-1 In the matchweek 26 of the league at Shabab Alahli stadium in Alawir Saturday night.  

Mauro Diaz opened the score for Shabab Alahli in 15th minute after he received brilliant pass from Emiliano inside the box. Second goal for Shabab Alahli scored by Lovanour was cancelled according to the Video Assistance Referee decision.

The referee awarded the hosts a penalty, but Shabab Alahli goalkeeper Majed Naser saved the shot of Fujairah striker Mohamed Bin Yatto, in the 39 minute, Bin Yatto came back to score the first goal for his side and the first half ended 1-1.

In the second half Fernando Gabriel scored the second goal for Fujairah from penalty spot in the 70th minute, while Samuel Roza made it 3-1 when he added the third goal in the dying minutes.

This result enables Fujairah to avoid relegation with 21 points.

 

Shabab Alahli lineup

 

Majed Naser Humaid, Abdelaziz Salim Ali, Abdulaziz Hussain H Mubarak, Mohamed Jaber, Omar Ahmed Salem, Abdalla Ali Hassan (Ayovi), Emiliano Vecchio, Ismail Al Hammadi (Ahmed Jashk), Mauro Diaz, Ahmed Khalil, Luvannor Henrique De Souse (Saeed Ahmed )

Shabab Alahli vs Fujairah Pre-match Press Conference

Speaking at the pre-match press conference, Shabab Alahli head coach Rodolfo Arruabarrena confirmed that his team is ready for the next game against Al Fujairah in the matchweek 26 of the Arabian Gulf League on Saturday at Shabab Alahli Stadium in Al Awir.

Rodolfo explained that Shabab Alahli had secured the second spot in the table, but will do their best to win the last match in the league, calling upon his players to concentrate more and try to give their best.

The coach expected tough match since Fujairah needs the three  points to escape from relegation, and in such cases the opponent usually  fight hard to win, hoping that the team can finish the league registering new victory.

Regarding the squad for the match he said: “I always choose the best players for each match, I will see who are the players available and select my starting list”.

“I think it was a successful season, we won two titles that are very important for our fans. In the league, despite the difficult start, we came back to finish in the second spot”.  He added.

From his side Shabab Alahli player Adel Wijdan who accompanied the coach in the press conference said: “the next game will be against a strong team, and we have to be more serious in order to continue winning. He added: “This season I had some chances to play with the team, and I hope to participate more in the next season”.

Shabab Alahli Beats Baniyas to Secure Second Spot

Shabab Alahli recorded their 17th win in the Arabian Gulf League this season to secure the second place with 53 points, after beating visitors Baniyas 4-1 in the matchweek 25 at Shabab Alahli Stadium in Alawir on Wednesday night.

Shabab Alahli dominated the match from the kickoff, and created some chances, but against the run of the play Baniyas scored the first goal through Michael Ortega in the 6th minute.

After conceding the early goal, the hosts continued their attempts to equalize, and in the 16th minute the defender Mohamed Sabeel leveled the score when he received the ball inside the box and sent powerful shot into the back of the net.

After half an hour from the start Mauro Diaz scored the second goal, to make it 2-1.

In the second half Shabab Alahli scored more two goals, in the 84th minute Ayouve converted the penalty, and Louvanour made it 4-1 in the last minute.

Shabab Alahli vs Baniyas Pre-match Press Conference

Shabab Alahli head coach Rodolfo Arruabarrena held the pre-match press conference, heading to the matchweek 25 of Arabian Gulf League against Baniyas at Shabab Alahli stadium in Alawir on Wednesday.

Arruabarrena explained that the match is important for his team adding that they are looking forward to continue winning to maintain the second place and wait to see the results of the other matches.

Rodolfo talked about the opponent describing Baniyas as one of the best teams in the league, calling upon his players to concentrate more, and focus to secure the three points, pointing out that all teams will do their best to win in the last two rounds.

Regarding the competition for the first place, Rodolfo said that Sharjah is leading with three points and has the advantage of head to head matches, calling upon his players to concentrate and fight to win the two remaining matches.   

From his side Mohammed Jaber Shabab Alahli player, who accompanied the coach at the press conference, said that Baniyas is a strong team. “Our season is a successful; we have won two titles, Arabian Gulf Cup and the UAE President’s Cup, for the league we still have some hope so it is important to continue fighting until the end”. He said.

Shabab Alahli defeats Alnasr to reach point 50

Shabab Alahli raised its tally to 50 points after winning a Alnasr 3-1 in the matchweek 24 of the Arabian Gulf League at Al Maktoum Stadium on Friday night.

Shabab Alahli maintained second place, just three points behind the top table Sharjah before their match against Alwasl on Saturday.

Shabab Alahli started the match with massive attack, and Mohamed Marzouq opened the score in the 12th minutes from a header, eight minutes later Ahmed Khalil made it 2-0 when he scored the second from free kick.

In the last minute of the first half, Alnasr reduced the deficit by Sergio Dutra.

The second half was quite until the 88th minute when the referee awarded a penalty for Alnasr, but Majed Nasser saved the penalty to keep the result 2-1.

Lovanour Henrique scored the third goal in the in the first minute of the added on time to secure the victory for his side.

Shabab Alahli line up

Majed Nasser, Mohammed Marzouq (Mohammed Jaber), Mohamed Sabeel, Walid Abbas, Abdel Aziz Haikal, Mauro Diaz (Abdullah Al Naqbi), Emiliano, Majed Hassan, Ismael Alhammadi (Gamine Ayoufi), Ahmed Khalil and Louvanour.

Shabab Alahli vs Alnasr 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 Alnasr in the matchweek 24 of the Arabian Gulf League, at Al Maktoum stadium on Friday night, stressing on the importance of winning to secure the three points.

The coach expected that the match will not be easy, since the two rival teams are looking forward to win, noting that the opponent is one of the strong teams in the league, with quality and experienced players and new coach who proved himself in the last matches.

Regarding the chances of his team to win the league titles, Rodolfo revealed that the main objective of Shabab Alahli is to fight in each match and continue winning in the remaining three rounds, pointing out that the top table Sharjah is leading with six points.

Arruabarrena called upon his players to be in full concentration and fight to secure the three points in the next match, praising their efforts and hard work which enabled the club to achieve Arabian Gulf Cup and the UAE President’s Cup, he also thanked the club management and the fan for their massive support.

From his side Abdullah Alnaqbi Shabab Alahli player who accompanied the coach at the press conference, described the match as difficult against tough opponent, emphasizing on the importance of winning the next three matches, to finish the league in good position.

Khalil’s brace gives Shabab Alahli deserved win over Aldhafra

Ahmed Khalil scored two goals and assisted one to lead Shabab Alahli to beat Al Dhafra 3-2 in the matchweek 23 of the Arabian Gulf League, at Shabab Alahli stadium in Al Awir on Friday.

Shabab Alahli reached 47 points in the second place, and narrowed the gap with the top table Sharjah to six points.

Shabab Alahli dominated the game from the start, and in the 12th minute, Ahmed Khalil broke the deadlock for his team from a long range free kick strike to give his side an early 1-0 lead.

15 minutes later Ahmed Khalil Khalil assisted Abdulaziz Haikal with brilliant pass and Haikal easily finished the ball in the back of the net.

In the last minute of the official time of the first half, Al Dhafra reduced the deficit with own goal scored by Shabab Alahli player Majed Hassan.

In the 57th minute Suhail Almansouri leveled the score from the penalty spot.

Six minutes to the final whistle Ahmed Khalil again sent the ball into the net from free kick to secure the three points for Shabab Alahli.

 

Shabab Alahli line up

Hassan Hamza, Mohammed Jaber, Mohammed Sabeel, Abdel Aziz Haikal, Walid Abbas, Majed Hassan, Mauro Diaz (Walid Hussein), Emiliano (Ayovi), Ismail Al Hammadi (Ahmed Jeshk), Louvanour, Ahmed Khalil.

Shabab Alahli vs Aldhafra Pre-match Press Conference

Shabab Alahli head coach Rodolfo Arruabarrena held the pre-match press conference for matchweek 23 of the Arabian Gulf League, against Aldhafra on Friday at Shabab Alahli in Al Awir. The coach started by congratulating all the club members for winning the UAE President’s Cup, promising to continue fighting in the league matches.

The coach admitted that the match is not like other games of the AG League, pointing out that in such cases after the team gets big achievement, there may be some relaxation and players may not be in full concentration, confirming that the technical staff will work hard to keep the players focused.   

Rodolfo described the game as difficult, indicating that the opponent proved their strength in the final match of the UAE President’s Cup, and showed that they are one of the strongest teams in the UAE now.

He said: “the holy month of Ramadan will see some changes in the training times, I know that it is special month for the Muslims, we will personally I respect the religions and traditions and am happy to have the chance to enjoy the wonderful atmosphere of Ramadan in the UAE”.

“our first choice goalkeeper Majed Nasser will not be available because he is suspended for yellow cards, for the rest of the players will back to training today, and see who is ready to play.” He added.

From his side, Shabab Alahli rising star Adel Wijdan, who accompanied the coach at the press conference, explained that the game is important, he added “Al Dhafra will certainly come to fight for the three points, from our side we need to win in order to maintain the second spot”.

UAE President’s Cup final Pre-match Press Conference

Speaking at the pre-match press conference of the UAE President’s Cup final, Rodolfo Arruabarrena Shabab Alahli head coach, stressed the importance of the upcoming match against Aldhafra on Monday at Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium in Alain, pointing out that his side is keen to win the match and achieve the most valuable cup.

He said that the chances are equal before the start of the game, indicating that in such finals there is no place for statistics, stating that nobody can predict who will win and crowned as champion.

The coach said Shabab Alahli will fight to win President’s Cup to ensure participation in the AFC Champions League for the next season, calling on the players not to relax, emphasizing that the game will be difficult, because Aldhafra is a good team with a great ambition.

Mohammed Marzouq Shabab Alahli player, who accompanied the coach at the press conference, said that the game is important for them as players, stressing that the two teams are keen to wing this cup,   adding that it is do or die match.

“the experience of the players is an important factor in such final matches, but there are other factors that determine who will wins, such as the spirit of the players, their fighting on the pitch, concentration, and the desire to win the title” said Marzouq.

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