Mahdi Ali: our target is to win the cup

Mahdi Ali, head coach of Shabab Alahli, accompanied by our player Hamdan Alkamali held the pre-match press conference heading to the final of the Arabian Gulf cup against Anasr at Sharjah Stadium 7:05 pm on Friday.

Mahdi Ali sent his thanks to UAE Pro League for their efforts in organizing and directing all competitions, and for choosing this historical place to hold the press conference, adding that he is proud to be here and participate in 50th cup final.

“the match will not be easy, the chances are fifty fifty between the two teams, we will give all what we can to win and be the champions, we need to concentrate more and be serious to achieve our goal” said Mahdi.

He added: “all the teams have the same pressure, our players are ready for the big clash, we rested Majed Nasser for some matches and he will be available for the match, for Cartabia we monitor and decide according to his situation”.

From his side Hamdan Alkamali said: “I would like to thank coach Mahdi Ali and his staff who helped us a lot, what we achieve is result of teamwork, Shabab Alahli is a big team that always qualify to the finals, we know our opponent well and fully ready for the match”.