Mahdi Ali, Shabab Alahli head coach, confirmed the that his team is ready to face Baniyas in the 12th matchweek of the ADNOC Professional League at Baniyas Stadium on Thursday 7:30 pm.
Speaking at the prematch press conference, Mahdi described the match as important, noting that the opponent lost the previous round match, and they will do their best to come back to the winning ways.
He said, “we focus on the next match, we deal with the league matches step by step, and we think about each match and plan for it when the time comes.”
The coach explained that the team is progressing well, and they are keen to continue collecting more points, wishing the players success in the next match.
He added, “Omar Abdel-Rahman is still recovering from the injury, and Majed Hassan was injured in the last match, Abdellah Al-Naqbi is suspended and will not be available alongside with Igor Jesus, who underwent surgery.
Our player Ahmed Abdellah Jamil, who accompanied the coach at the press conference, said: “We are playing an important and difficult match against a strong opponent, and will do our best to win”.