Mahdi Ali: we aim to defend our title

Shabab Alahli head Coach Mahdi Ali assured that his team is ready to face Aljazira in the super cup match, at Hazza bin Zayed Stadium on Friday 7:45 pm.

Speaking at the prematch press conference, Mahdi Ali stated that super cup is very important for Shabab Alahli as the first championship in the season, adding that they are the title holders and looking forward to win the cup again.

He said: “cup finals are very special, such games need more focus and both teams know each other”.

Regarding the absence of some key players, Mahdi said: “we will miss some players, but the team will not be affected, I have faith in all my players”.

Majed Nasser who accompanied the coach in the press conference said: “I am happy to play Super Cup,  we are prepared well for the match, both teams knows each other well, the most important thing is to fight for winning, we will give everything we have to win the championship”.