speaking at the prematch press conference at the conference hall in king Fahd International Stadium, Mahdi Ali Shabab Alahli head coach, assured that his team is ready for the second match of the group stage in AFC Champions league on Sunday, against Alhilal KSA.
Mahdi stated that the result of first round made the next match more difficult as each team got one point, and they are all equal and will try their best to win the coming game.
He explained that Alhilal is not like Istiklol, and the match will not be the same, “their style of play is different, they have good and experienced players, will not be affected if missing players, it is big team whatever happen”.
Commenting on the last match result against Istiklol, Mahdi Ali said: “we don’t have any problem is scoring goals, we scored many in the local league, and even in the first match we created a lot of chances and that means we are able to put goals, we miss Caratabia and Masharepove, but Am confident substitutes will proof themselves”.
Hamdan Alkamali who accompanied the coach in the press conference said: “we are ready to face Al Hilal one of the biggest teams in Asia and the champion of KAS, every play is eager to participate in big clashes like our match against Al Hilal, we need to focus and do our best to achieve our goal”.