The Italian coach Cesare Prandelli confirmed that the players are at the top of their concentration with mental and physical readiness to achieve a positive start in the first round of the Arabian Gulf Championship, stressing that the players have the passion and motivation to get big win as they win against Ajman team days ago in the Arabian Gulf Cup.
After a long experience in the world of round-robin and the best side-by-side approach, the team is gradually developing. Of course we will face a strong team that has the motivation and ambition to win, but the performance of our players and their concentration in the game is our weapon to achieve this ambition," Prandelli said.
"Massoud Suleiman suffers from a minor injury that could deprive him of the game but the team plays in a collective spirit," he said.
On the other side, team captain Tariq Ahmed said "We are proud to have a big club logo and work under the leadership of a world-class technical body. We know the aspirations and ambitions of the management and Al Nasr fans and we always strive to achieve them"
He added: "Uderstanding between players is the most important characteristic of Al Nasr, which facilitates the task of any newcomer."
He was asked about the effect of being former player of Sharjah club and returning to his old home, he said: "The captaincy of Al Nasr is a great responsibility and I am happy to return to my old home. I think they are also happy that one of their sons struggled to become a great team leader, such as Al Nasr Club ".