Al-Sadd’s Akram Afif emphasized the significance of the 3-1 victory against Al-Duhail in the rescheduled match from the ninth week, stating that it was crucial for his side’s campaign towards winning the league title.
In his post-match statements, Afif expressed, “We achieved a crucial victory for the team’s journey towards winning the league. Thanks to God for the win, and we congratulate our fans on this triumph.”
Continuing, Afif noted that the match was not easy, especially considering the team has to play every three days. He clarified, “We don’t call it pressure, but we acknowledge the effort being exerted. Therefore, we try to focus in each game individually, always striving to win regardless of expanding the points gap. Our goal is always to secure victory in every match we play.”
Regarding how the team handles the pressure of consecutive matches, Afif highlighted the unity within the team, saying, “We are one team always seeking to complement each other, striving to present ourselves in the desired manner.” He pointed out that despite missing several key players due to injuries, Al-Sadd remains committed to pursuing victory in every game.