Al-Sadd head coach Juanma emphasized the importance of the upcoming match against Al Markhiya in the round of 16 of the Amir Cup.
Speaking during the pre-match press conference, Juanma said, “We understand the significance of the Amir Cup in Qatar, and it is an essential tournament for the people, clubs, and players.”
He added, “Our team is enthusiastic about this tournament. We will be facing an unknown opponent, and as this competition differs from the league and this is a knockout championship, we must be fully prepared.”
Juanma continued, “As the technical staff of the club, we want to win the Amir Cup. Although we are behind in the league, we still have the opportunity to win it, and we will fight for it. After facing Al Markhiya, an important match against Al Duhail awaits us.”
Juanma acknowledged the expectations of the Al-Sadd fans, saying, “The Amir Cup tournament is very important to us in Al-Sadd Club, and the club’s fans certainly wish to win it, and we are ready for that, and the start will be against Al-Markhiya in the Round of 16.”
The coach concluded by saying, “We are focused on the present, and currently, the match against Al-Markhiya is the most significant. We are aware that a tough match awaits us, as we only managed to defeat them with a single goal during the second phase of the league. However, we are prepared to face the challenge.”