Thursday, December 2, 2021 – 9:09 PM
Doha, 2nd December / WAM/ Our national football team seeks to achieve its second successive victory in the “FIFA Arab Cup 2021”, which will be hosted by the Qatari capital, Doha, when it meets with Mauritania at eight in the evening tomorrow at 974 Stadium in Doha within The second round of the second group competitions of the championship.
Our team enters this match with three points, from its victory in its first confrontation with its Syrian counterpart, with two goals against a goal in the first round, to be equal with Tunisia in the points balance, while the balance of Syria and Mauritania is devoid of points, and therefore the victory will raise the balance of our team to six points, and pave the way His way to qualifying for the quarter-final stage.
The team concluded its preparations for the next confrontation, with the performance of the main training, during which the technical staff, led by the Dutchman Van Marwijk, assured the readiness of the players, by conducting accurate physical and technical tests in order to choose the elements most capable of performing the task, and the coach and his assistants also tested the technical plan that he will adopt to achieve the desired result. .
During the past two days, Marvik was keen to study the Mauritanian team, by watching recent recordings of its latest matches, including its meeting with the Tunisian team in the first round of the tournament, in order to identify the opponent’s weaknesses and strengths.
Another match in the same group is scheduled to take place after our team’s match with Mauritania. The two teams of Tunisia and Syria gathered at eleven in the evening, and the results of the two matches will determine the position of the group’s lead temporarily, pending the two matches of the third round that will take place at the same time on Monday at seven in the evening. Our team will meet with Tunisia and the Syrian team will play against its Mauritanian counterpart.
For his part, Mohamed Al-Attas, the player of our national team, set the main goal of tomorrow’s match, which is to seek to collect the three points and raise the team’s balance to six points, in order to enhance its chances of continuing the journey and qualifying for the quarter-finals of the tournament.
Al-Attas refused to underestimate the capabilities of the Mauritanian team after the loss he had suffered against Tunisia in the first round, pointing out that each match has different circumstances, and that the result does not mean the weakness of the Mauritanian team, which will play the confrontation and hopes to compensate for its first loss.
He said: “We realize the goal that we need to achieve in this match. We will do our best and fight hard to make the fans happy through this tournament. We know that the match will not be easy, and that the opponent will give everything he has to prove his presence and compensate for his previous loss, and this obligates us to focus completely during 90 minutes and giving everything we have to get the result we need.”
As for his colleague Ali Saleh, player of our national team, he confirmed that “Al-Abyad” will play tomorrow’s match and is looking forward to continuing victories in this important tournament, noting that everyone is aware of the importance of the meeting and the need to achieve a positive result that paves the way for the team to the quarter-finals, in this tournament that includes Elite Arab teams.
Ali Saleh, who scored the second goal for our team against Syria, explained that all players treat all matches with the same degree of attention, and do not underestimate any competitor, regardless of their results in previous confrontations, indicating that the loss of the Mauritanian team against Tunisia will not deceive them, and will not make them feel relaxed. He stressed that everyone understands the importance of the match and the need to achieve a positive result in it.
Saleh expressed his happiness with his contribution to the national team’s victory over Syria with two goals to one in the first match by scoring the second goal, stressing that his arrival at the opponent’s net boosted his self-confidence, and made him more keen to continue to provide a level that satisfies the public, and helps “Al-Abyad” to achieve good results, wishing for success. With his colleagues in the delight of the masses.
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