Pre-Match Press Conference – Al Ahli


Al Ahli coach Joaquin Caparros spoke to the media ahead of their QNB Stars League match against Al Markhiya.

“Again, it’s a difficult game for us because Al Markhiya are a tricky team. And they proved it when we faced off in the QSL Cup recently and we had indeed a tough time. They can cause upsets. They’ve proved that.

“They’ve a good coach in Yousef Adam, who knows the ins and outs of the game in Qatar. He has coached Al Ahli and knows the styles of many of our players. on the competition front, both teams are in the bottom half and looking for three points desperately. That should make this contest interesting.

“This match is going to be our real launch in this season’s QNB Stars League as we’ll hopefully be fielding all four professional players together for the first time. We couldn’t do it because of injuries to them from time to time.

“Both sides have five points and a victory is a must for us to improve our position in the standings. I wish all my players stay free of injuries till the end of the season,” he said.