Rodolfo Arruabarrena Shabab Alahli head coach held the prematch press conference heading to the matchweek 22 against Emirates in the Arabian Gulf League on Wednesday April 24.
Arruabarrena described the match as difficult and important, especially after the loss to Alwahda in the previous round, pointing out that they have to be in full concentration and fight hard and secure the three points, to maintain the second spot.
The coach noted that Emirtate is a strong team that has good players and is doing better at home.
He said: “we are concentrating on the next match against Emirate, no time to think about the UAE president’s cup final now, after we finish the league match will turn to focus on preparing the team for the president’s cup final“.
From his side, Shabab Alahli player Adel Wijdan, who accompanied the coach at the press conference, expressed his happiness to play in a big team such as Shabab Alahli, promising to give his best and fight hard with his team mates to win the game.