Mahdi Ali: the match will be difficult for the two teams

Speaking at the prematch press conference, Mahdi Ali the head coach of Shabab Alahli, expected tough match when his team host Sharjah, at Rashid Stadium in the matchweek 21 of the Arabian Gulf League on March 15, 8: 15 pm.

Madi stated that the match will not be easy for the two teams, indicating that Sharjah is trying to deficit the gap with the top table Aljazira, while Shabab Alahli is looking forward to ranking up and finish the league with top clubs to secure a position in the next year’s AFC Champions League.

The coach stated that Sharjah is coming from well deserved win that raised their moral, adding that Shabab Alahli drew in the last two games, but the performance of the whole team was very good, and they will keep their style of play and will not make major changes when facing Sharjah.


“Am satisfied with the performance of my players, they did well in the last matches, we faced some difficulties when I started my job with the team, but we are always improving and achieving positive results, what we had achieved up to now is outcome of team work” said Mahdi Ali.

Our player Salmin Khamis who accompanied the coach in the press conference said: “Shabab Alahli is a big team, that has good and experienced players, Mahdi Ali did great job, that helped the team to achieve positive results, we are keen to fight hard and play for the three points in every match, all games are like finals for us”.