Romanian coach Mirel Radoi said that his team will not be an easy catch in Al Ain match, stressing that the opponent must make a tremendous effort if he wants to win.
He added during the introductory press conference for the Al Ain match in the first round of the ADIB Cup: We will face the team that played the final last season in this tournament, and it will be a difficult match for us but it will not be easy for Al Ain team either
” There is a difference between the two teams, in terms of the name of the team and the level of the players, I know that because I played in Al Ain Club for three seasons, I know the mentality in Al Ain team and I know how everyone thinks there from the youngest worker to the chairman of the club, everyone wants to win all the matches.”
Radoi called on his players to play with concentration, and not to give gifts to the opponent and added: We do not want to give any gifts to the opponent and they have to do their best if they want to win the match, and it will be difficult for any opponent to win us easily.
He also said: Al Ain is a big team and big clubs aspire to win all the championships, and we will treat the match as if it were a league match because we always accuse in the next match.
AlBataeh coach acknowledged the difficulty of the atmosphere in which the matches are held these days, and stressed that it is very difficult to play difficult matches every 48 hours in this weather and at the same physical and technical level.
He revealed that he will make adjustments to his starting lineup, and expected Al Ain to enter the match with a combination that differs from that which participates in the league matches.
For his part, Ali Al Dhanhani, revealed that their preparations for the match are normal like any other match, stressing their great respect for Al Ain team. He said during the introductory press conference: ” We have to focus a lot in this match and perform at the expected level in order to achieve a positive result. He continued: ” I hope that God will help us in the first leg and achieve a result that will help us in the second leg and qualify for the second round.”
For his part, Al-Bataeh player Ali Al-Dhanhani revealed that their preparations for the match are normal, like any other match, stressing their great respect for Al-Ain team.
He said during the introductory press conference: We have to focus a lot on this match and present the expected level in order to achieve a positive result.
He continued, saying: I hope that God will help us in the first leg and achieve a result that will help us in the second leg and qualify for the second round.