Coach Djamel Belmadi expressed his happiness with the qualification to the quarter-finals of the AFC champions league after the victory of the team
Coach Djamel Belmadi expressed his happiness with the qualification to the quarter-finals of the AFC champions league after the victory of the team this evening against Al Ain club , and Belmadi said in the press conference that was held after the end of the match : " We are happy with the qualification which is our main goal , and we are happy with that we achieved qualification without a loss or draw and our team was able to present a special season and the players appeared in the perfect way we wanted and thank God on all these successes that was achieved becuse of everyone effort inside the stadium and we wish the team continues in this special level .
Belmadi continued by : " It is important to have a complete team and this was our problem in the past were we did not own successfull alternatives , and so we focused on only some championships , because we did not own the alternatives that can be successfull as we have today " .
And about the speech of Al Ain coach about the ability of his team on achieving victory and qualification from Abdullah Bin Khalifa stadium , Belmadi said : " I said before the match that his speech about returning in this match was wrong because he had to only speak with his players , and this is one of the main reasons that led to the increase of our abilities in today's match and our focus was clear to pass this match and achieve a positive result in it and we were in a closed camp for two days before the match while Al Ain team came one day only before it " .
And about the upcoming stage in the championship , Belmadi said : " The different thing about our previous participations is that the league will begin before the beginning of our matches in the quarter-finals of the champions league which will give us many strong experiences that will be in the team's favour where the players will reach a good state of readiness ".