Match against Al Rayyan is important: Al Arabi coach Heimir Hallgrimsson


Al Arabi coach Heimir Hallgrimsson spoke to the media ahead of their QNB Stars League Week 16 match against Al Rayyan.

“We worked very hard over the past period and there’ve been some changes to the team through contracts and deals, and the preparation wasn’t just for Al Rayyan. But for the rest of the season in general.

“Where're we now? Where will we go? The team was led by a large number of coaches belonging to eight different nationalities, meaning that the players were trained in eight different schools, which undoubtedly affects.

“We want to stabilise until we achieve the goal we’re working on. I studied the team during the last stage of the current league. The results and figures don’t match. The team suffers from wrong results. There’re many areas for improvement. We're trying to rectify them.

“The match against Al Rayyan is important. It’s true that we’ve reinforced the side, but we’ve a good group of young players that we should care about, and with new players we need patience and time,” said Hallgrimsson.