Shabab Alahli head coach. Gerard Zaragosa assured that he team is ready to face Alahli KSA in the 16th round of the AFC Champions league on Saturday at Aljanoub stadium.
Speaking at the prematch press conference the coach said: “we are all happy to be in the Round of 16. Tomorrow will be an important game, but we have experience in the tournament. We are taking all the games as a final. We rested in the last game and we are ready to go again tomorrow,”.
He added: “We arrived here with zero points and we collected seven points since arriving here. Not many teams collected seven points since the restart. Our biggest asset is those experienced players we have. You cannot say we are only here because of Al Hilal’s withdrawal. We got two wins and a draw. Of course, you always need a bit of luck, not just in football but in life in general”.
Yusuf Jaber who accompanied the coach in the press conference said: “for sure it will be tough match, because both teams are looking forward to qualify to the round 8, we promise to fight for winning, our preparations went well although the league is not started in UAE”.