Today was held the press conference for the Baniyas match against Al Dhafra for the 8th round of Arabian Gulf League, which will be held next Wednesday, 31st October 2018 at Baniyas Stadium. The press conference attended by of coach Jurcic and the player Salem Al Hammadi with a number of local press.
Mr. Jurcic began the press conference by describing the game as an important match against a team that goes through a good period and they achieved three consecutive victories and will be a tough match for us.
“We do not have the same number of points with Al Dhafra but we have done well in previous matches, however we have not managed to get the points.” He added.
Jurcic said he was not satisfied with the number of points the team has so far, noting that the team has provided high levels in the previous matches and was worth more points.
About the absences of the team against Al Dhafra, the coach mentioned that the team will miss of Ahmed Dada, Fawaz Awanah and Ahmed Al Shamsi due to injury as they have not been able to train with the team and the technical staff is still waiting for their medical reports.
As for the loss of the previous match against Sharjah, he explained that Sharjah made three shots on target throughout the game and they were able to score two goals while the full control was for Baniyas but we couldn’t get the three points.
As for the strengths of Al Dhafra team, Jurcic pointed that Al Dhafra has strong elements, most notably Suhail Al Mansouri, in addition to having foreigner players at a high level.
He pointed out that Baniyas depends on ball possession in the way of playing while Al-Dhafra depends on counter-attacks in which we can as an interesting match.
Salem Al Hammadi, spoke explaining that he is fully prepared to face Al Dhafra and he expressed his complete satisfaction to play in any position requested by the coach.
He also pointed that Al-Samawi is not an easy team in his filed, explaining that it is difficult for any team to take three points from Baniyas stadium.