Mahdi Ali, the coach of Shabab Al-Ahli team, confirmed that he was happy to win the Arabian Super Cup, after his team’s victory over Sharjah with a deadly goal scored by substitute defender Mohammed Marzouq in the match that was held at Al Maktoum Stadium in Al Nasr Club in Dubai.
Mahdi said that the victory that was achieved is thanks to the players of Shabab Al-Ahli, after the great effort they made during the past days, and in the 90 minutes, they performed well, through which they succeeded in seizing the precious championship, which is his first with the clubs after a series of successes with Emirates national team.
Mahdi explained that his team was very prepared for the scenario of the match, and he trained in this method and how to confront and address the way Sharjah plays, and work to control matters from start to finish, which is what actually happened.
The coach of Shabab Al-Ahli confirmed that Marzouq’s goal in the final moments was the culmination of the team’s effort over the course of the 90 minutes, indicating at the same time that he believed his team had the right to a penalty kick that was considered by the referee of the match and canceled by “VAR”.
And he continued, saying: “Every hard-working person has a share, we were lucky enough to win the Super Cup, and we will continue like this in the other two tournaments. Shabab Al-Ahli is a great team that always deserves to be crowned. We will do our best to make our fans happy in the coming period, and this title will certainly give us a great moral boost.” To present the best in the journey of the Arab Gulf League, and I tell them that it is only the beginning and wait for more. “
He continued his remarks, praising his opponent, Sharjah coach Abdulaziz Al-Anbari, stressing that he made a great qualitative leap for the team, indicating the great effort he exerts with the team and the addition he has made since assuming the reins of responsibility, and his success in returning Sharjah to competition and the podiums.