August 2, 2023
Al-Sadd defender Khoukhi Boualem expressed his joy after his side’s 1-0 victory against Libya’s Ahli Tripoli, secured qualification for the quarter-finals of the King Salman Club Cup.
Khoukhi said in his post-match statements, “We faced a strong team that played with organization and displayed good defensive performance, preventing us from scoring goals in the first half. However, our desire to win motivated us to continue pressing for a goal, and we succeeded in doing so before the end of the match, securing three crucial points that confirmed our progress to the next round.”
He added, “We are delighted with the qualification, but we need to prepare for the next match because it will be more challenging. We hope to continue our victories and advance further in the tournament.”