Mahdi Ali the head coach of Shabab Alahli held the pre-match press conference, heading to the quarterfinal of the Arabian Gulf Cup match against Khorfakan at 5:15 pm on Tuesday at Rashid Stadium, he was accompanied by our player Mohamed Jaber.
Mahdi started by emphasizing the importance of the match, pointing out that the result will determine the team will qualify to the semifinal, promising to do the best they have to get the desired result.
He said: “last two days were for celebration after we won the super cup after beating Sharjah, now we are going to crucial match against Khorfakan, they are good team which improve a lot recently”.
Mahdi called upon his players to concentrate more and be serious enough, pointing out that the team is coming from two successive wins, promising to work hard and continue to improve the performance of the team more.
He stated that the winning against Sharjah in the super cup, gave the team and the players more confidence, assuring that all team members are aware about the importance of the match.
From his side Mohamed Jaber said: “the match is important, and I think it will not be easy game, we prepared well for this game, and the team is in a good mode after two wins first in the league and second in super cup, will do our best to qualify to semifinal”.