Al-Sadd hold main training session ahead of Al-Gharafa clash

The Al Sadd first team held its main training session on Friday, in preparation for facing Al Gharafa in Round 6 of the QNB Stars League.

Al-Sadd go into the game with great enthusiasm after the exciting 4-0 victory over Al-Arabi in the fifth round, which extended their lead at the top of the league with a tally of 15 points, after five wins out of five matches. Al-Gharafa, meanwhile, occupy third place with 9 points.

During Friday’s session, the coaching staff worked on implementing certain special moves, before holding a practice mini-game between the players in the middle of the pitch.

In the second half of the training session, the Al-Sadd players underwent special training on shooting from the wings and from deep.

Santi Cazorla continued with another strong participation in training, after recovering from an injury that had kept him out of the team since the start of the season.

The main training session also witnessed the participation of the returning international players, after the end of their national team duties during the last break in the month of October.

Al-Sadd will hold their final training session from half past five in the evening on Saturday, at the end of which the coach will announce the list of players for the game, ahead of leaving for the closed overnight camp.