Palmeiras coach: Al-Ahly played a great match against Monterrey
Palmeiras coach: Al-Ahly played a great match against Monterrey, let alone the basic elements
Brazilian Abel Ferreira, coach of the Brazilian club Palmeiras, spoke about his team’s readiness to face Al-Ahly, tomorrow, Tuesday, at Al Nahyan Stadium in the semi-finals of the Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi, in the match that will start at 6:30 pm.
Palmeiras coach Pereira stressed his great respect for Al-Ahly, and the necessity of humility in front of him, especially since his team has the desire and determination to win and qualify for the final of the tournament.
Al-Ahly club will meet Palmeiras for the second time in the Club World Cup, after they met in the last edition in the match to determine the third and fourth places, which ended in favor of Al-Ahly by penalty kicks.
Pereira indicated in the press conference to talk about the match: “Al-Ahly is a very organized team with close lines and a winning mentality, but we have confidence in ourselves and we must have humility and respect the opponent no matter what, winning is what will guarantee us to continue in the championship and play in the final.”
He added, “The result of the previous match between the two teams has become a thing of the past, and football does not recognize history. You must not repeat the same mistakes, and we will do our best to win.”
The Palmeiras coach commented on the absence of the Red Castle, saying: “Al-Ahly performed excellently, played with confidence and achieved a well-deserved victory, if those who played with the opponent in the Monterrey match were not the main elements, let alone the whole team.”
In a related context, Al Ahly first team football players played a penalty shoot-out at the end of the final training session that was held this evening at the cricket stadium in Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi, in preparation for the Palmeiras match.
Al-Ahly is preparing to face the Brazilian team Palmeiras in the semi-finals of the Club World Cup, which will be held at 6:30 pm tomorrow, Cairo time, at Al Nahyan Stadium in the Emirati Al Wahda Club.
Pitso Mosimane, coach of the team, led the players in a strong division during the training, and witnessed great enthusiasm to enter the accounts of the technical staff for tomorrow’s match against Palmeiras, and was keen to give specific instructions to the players, whether in the offensive or defensive aspects.
The international team players arrived at Dubai Airport a short time ago; Meanwhile, the Al-Ahly club’s mission coordinated to the fullest to expedite the players’ exit and head them directly to Abu Dhabi at the team’s residence.