Mahdi Ali: our focus on being in 1st position not 2nd

Speaking at the prematch press conference our head coach, Mahdi Ali emphasized the importance of the upcoming match against Ahal, in the 5th matchweek of the AFC Champions League, adding that there is no other option than collecting the three points.

we are targeting the first place, not second position, for that we need to win the last two matches, we have to stay focused and ne more careful. the game will not be easy, and we have to fight for the important three points.

Mahdi Ali: we achieved big win in the last match, we scored eight goals and did very well, but if we don’t win next match against Ahal, then the result will be for nothing. The players know that, and they are fully ready.


Our player Eid Khamis stated that all players are ready for the important match, adding that they are keen to give their best to achieve positive result that can help the team to qualify for the next round.