Speaking at the pre-match press conference of the UAE President’s Cup final, Rodolfo Arruabarrena Shabab Alahli head coach, stressed the importance of the upcoming match against Aldhafra on Monday at Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium in Alain, pointing out that his side is keen to win the match and achieve the most valuable cup.
He said that the chances are equal before the start of the game, indicating that in such finals there is no place for statistics, stating that nobody can predict who will win and crowned as champion.
The coach said Shabab Alahli will fight to win President’s Cup to ensure participation in the AFC Champions League for the next season, calling on the players not to relax, emphasizing that the game will be difficult, because Aldhafra is a good team with a great ambition.
Mohammed Marzouq Shabab Alahli player, who accompanied the coach at the press conference, said that the game is important for them as players, stressing that the two teams are keen to wing this cup, adding that it is do or die match.
“the experience of the players is an important factor in such final matches, but there are other factors that determine who will wins, such as the spirit of the players, their fighting on the pitch, concentration, and the desire to win the title” said Marzouq.