Coach Sabri Lamouchi described the team's match against Al Gharafa in Qatar Cup semi-finals with the important and difficult , and the coach said in the press conference that was held this mornong in the press conference hall in the club : " The match is very important against a stubborn opponent in a different competition. We participated in the Club World Cup and played a match in the league and now we are playing in Qatar Cup and we will return to play next Monday against Al Gharafa also in the league, and we are very excited about this match and we want to reach the final because we know the importance of this competition "
The coach said : " Before the clubs world Cup, we found the required performance and presented matches with distinguished level, but what happened in the world cup is that we found a great interaction from the players and also the opponent was good, which is Al Ahly club, and we did not succeed in presenting ourselves as required in the first half, but after that we appeared well. Then we played a good match against Ulsan , and now we have to continue the same performance that we showed in the last period "
Lamouchi continued by : " There is no match that is decided before we play it and we have to confirm our preference on the stadium and in the last match against Al Gharafa in the league all the nominations were confirming that we are the closest, but we lost , and we have to confirm our strength in the stadium by focusing and implementing the technical instructions in the way that leads the team To achieve the desired result "
Lamouchi said : " I hope to achieve this cup with Al Duhail, and i know that everyone wants to win it and everyone inside the club wants to win this title, and when i came i was looking with everyone to achieve balance, and despite the great desire, we should not rush and we have to go through the matches well starting from Al Gharafa match, we must be fully focused in the next match inside the stadium ".
Lamouchi concluded by : " The team is ready for this match despite the absence of Mehdi Benatia , Karim Boudiaf and Louis Martin , but the alternatives are available "