The Al-Sadd first team continued training on Wednesday, at the club’s training centre, in preparation for the resumption of the QNB Stars League on the fourth of January.
The coaching staff, led by Spanish head coach Juanma Lillo, intensified preparations in order to get the players to the required level of readiness ahead of the next game, with Al Sadd scheduled to face Qatar SC in the eighth round of the league championship. During the session, Juanma focused on stepping up physical training, in addition to skill drills and tactical exercises.
Wednesday’s training session witnessed the return of the international players, with the exception of 11 players who are away with the Qatar national team, which is preparing for the Gulf Cup in Basra from 6-18 January. The 11 players are Meshaal Barshim, Youssef Abdullah, Tarek Salman, Faisal Abdullah, Abdullah Al-Yazidi, Ali Asad, Mustafa Meshaal, Muhammad Waad, Youssef Abdurisag, Salem Al-Hajri and Hashim Ali.