Al-Moez Ali: Al-Ahly respected us exaggeratedly and gave them more than their size


Al-Moez assured the Qatari striker of Al-Duhail that his team respected his Al-Ahly opponent in an exaggerated manner, especially in the first half, during the confrontation that brought the two teams together on Thursday evening at the “Education City” stadium, and the Red Genie won it with a clean goal and qualified for the semi-finals of the Club World Cup.

Al-Moez spoke after the end of the match, saying: “Al-Ahly respected us more than necessary in the first half and gave them more than their size, one mistake they succeeded in taking advantage of and scored the only goal.”

Al-Duhail striker added, “We appeared in the second half in a different way. We entered with great power and enthusiasm and put Al-Ahly in its natural place. They did not create any opportunity for us and resorted to defense. We were supposed to enter the match more offensively instead of respecting the opponent more than necessary, with my respect for Al-Ahly.”

He concluded by saying, “We have to appear differently in the coming confrontation, and we must not respect the opponents in an exaggerated way.”

Hussein Al-Shahat scored Al-Ahly’s goal against Al-Duhail team in the 30th minute of the match, with a strong shot that landed to the right of the Qatari team goalkeeper, and the video technique “Farr” canceled a second goal by the red giant, scored by striker Walter Bwalia.

Al-Ahly became the most African club to reach the semi-finals of the Club World Cup, with a score of 3 times in 2006, 2012 and 2020.

With this, Al-Ahly will meet the German giants Bayern Munich on February 8 in the semi-finals of the Club World Cup, while Al-Duhail will meet with the Korean team Ulsan to determine the fifth and sixth places in the tournament.

The official FIFA account shed light on the qualification of a team Ahly For the semi-final of the Club World Cup, after defeating Al-Duhail, Qatar, with a clean goal.

The official FIFA account said: “Al-Ahly qualifies for the FIFA Club World Cup semi-finals … Bayern Munich is waiting.”


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