Today was held the press conference for the Baniyas match against Kalba for the 11th round of Arabian Gulf League, which will be held next Thursday, 29th November 2018 at Kalba Stadium. The press conference attended by of coach Jurcic and Pedro Condi with a number of local press.
The coach started by saying that Kalba team is a strong team that knows how to get points from their opponents, and the entire team is a group of fighters who play with a high spirit.
“We respect Kalba team like our constant respect for all the teams, but we are strong and we have an ambitious team that will only win and will go there for the three points” he added.
Speaking of the absence Baniyas, the coach mentioned that Ahmed Dada is still out of the group due to injury, while Michael Ortega misses because of the accumulation of yellow cards however Fawaz Awana will return again with his colleagues after his recovery from injury.
And about the first ten games in the league played for Baniyas so far the coach expressed his satisfaction as he talked about the performance of the players, but he expressed his dissatisfied with the number of points achieved until now by the team, which does not reflect the performance of Baniyas in many games.
He added that we should not forget that our team suffered many injuries not easily compensated but optimistic in the future and the positive atmosphere surrounding the team, which will soon bear many points and we will achieve the desired goals.
The coach said that the tie with Kalba if it happened will not be satisfactory, especially that Al Samawi has achieved a series of draws, but we want to occupy a comfortable position for the team and this will come with the achievement of victories.
As for the strengths and weaknesses in Kalba, the coach said that they have fighters who have distinguished defense and midfield players with great experience for the player, but the team gets a lot of goals in the last minutes of their matches which is weak point.
For his part, Pedro Condi was present at the conference and expressed his acceptance with his colleagues and thanked them for helping them to score goals that would not have come without this work and the spirit of one team.
Condi said that he wishes to score against Kalba, but the most important to achieve the three points. As for his follow-up to the UAE league, Pedro said he enjoyed watching several matches, the most recent of which was Al-Wasl match with Ajman, where he believes that the element of surprise is always present. The difference here teams are similar in levels and close to each other.