Speaking at the pre-match press conference, Rodolfo Arruabarrena the head coach of Shabab Alahli described upcoming match against Emirates in the match week 9 of the Arabian Gulf League as difficult.
The coach stressed that Shabab Alahli needs to collect the three points so as to narrow the gap with the top teams, emphasizing on the importance of winning specially when the team plays at home.
Regarding the preparation for the match, the coach said it went well, pointing out that there are some players who are tired and need to recover, he confirmed that Abdulla Alnagbi is fully back, while Emiliano will be checked later to decide if he is ready or not.
Rodolfo spoke about the opponent he said: Emirates are a good team and I have seen their matches recently, they are doing a great job. I think they deserve a better position and more points than they have.
Ahmed Abdullah Jeshk Shabab Alahli player, who accompanied the coach at the press conference, expressed his happiness to be part of the first team, promising to do his best to prove himself.