The Stars of the “White” Hail Bin Thaloub’s Efforts in Boosting the Players’ Morale

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Upon their arrival in the Gardens City yesterday evening time in preparation for the team’s match against Thailand scheduled to be held in Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium, the stars of the “Whites” squad expressed their pleasure and appreciation to the efforts exerted by H.E. Mohammed Bin Thaloub Al Deri, member of the Local High Organizing Committee of the AFC Asian Cup- UAAE 2019 and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Group, and his keenness to congratulate them after the end of their match against India National Team held in Abu Dhabi at Zayed Sport City Stadium. They all emphasized that his sincere congratulations meant a lot for all of them and motivate them to do their best in this current great tournament featured by adopting the concepts of tolerance and loyalty to reflect the elegance image of the UAE’s sport sector which receives the UAE wise leadership’s great attention.

Noteworthy, the UAE National Football Team toped the standing table of Group A with 4 points in balance. The team is one point away from India and Thailand teams who are struggling to qualify to the next stage of last 16 teams.

Ismael Ahmad, Captain of the “Whites” team stated: “Meeting the Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Group confirmed that “House is unified” in word and deeds. The meeting showed the level of high respect and appreciation among all the attendees where the team’s morale was at the highest level. It was an occasion to show the officials’ keenness and interest to follow up the team’s journey in this tournament. The team is ready to play their third match which is more important than the other two previous matches which requires us to do our best to win the opponent.”

Ismael Ahmad went on to say: “We have already raised the bar and level of challenge and we will invest in the presence of our loyal fans who are our No.1 player and add to that we are playing in our field which is a strong incentive for the UAE’s stars to push themselves to the limit and achieve the best result. We are looking forward to reaching to the furthest point in this big tournament hosted by our dearest homeland that harnessed all values of tolerance and love to make it a success story. We hope to receive support from every and each one in the coming stage to reach the advanced stages of the Asian Cup 2019. Players are capable of realizing the fans’ aspirations who spare no efforts in supporting us in the past two matches and sure they will be there in our match against Thailand to take the lead and qualify for the last-16 teams round of 16 to play against the third team in the Group C.”
Ismael Ahmad signed off: “Unquestionably, this big tournament has the best national teams in the continent. The teams’ performance was progressing from match to another and East Asian teams proved themselves to be big teams and achieved a significant level. Other opponents see these teams as their nightmare.”