Friday, February 5, 2021
Ali Maaloul, the left-back for Al-Ahly, expressed his happiness for overcoming the obstacle of Al-Duhail, Qatar, at the start of the team’s FIFA Club World Cup, and climbing to the semi-finals of the tournament to face Bayern Munich next Monday.
Maaloul said in statements before facing Bayern Munich, that qualifying for the FIFA Club World Cup semi-finals has a different taste, given that it is the first participation of this generation of players in the FIFA Club World Cup.
He added that Al-Ahly played a strong match against Al-Duhail and was able to achieve the goal of the match, which was winning and rising to the semi-finals.
He explained that the experience of Al-Ahly players played an important role and was present in front of Al-Duhail, indicating that the spirit and personality of Al-Ahly always appears in such big tournaments.
And about the next Bayern Munich confrontation, Maaloul said, it will be a big, heavy match between the African and European champions, and of course it needs a great effort, preparation and focus from the players in order to defend Al-Ahly shirt.
He pointed out that this match does not require overcharging or any matters in this regard, especially since everyone is well aware of the importance of this big match.
He explained that the Al-Ahly team is in a state of focus on the technical or tactical level, and the players have great motives to appear in a good way against Bayern Munich.
He stressed that Al-Ahly will face a large team that includes players at very high levels, on the individual, technical and tactical levels, pointing out that the team will fight on the field to make the fans happy