Tabata: We are looking to win and qualify for the final

Al-Sadd’s Rodrigo Tabata spoke of the importance of the next match against Al-Arabi in the semi-final of the Amir Cup.

Speaking during the pre-match press conference, Tabata said: “A very important match awaits us against Al-Arabi in the semi-finals of the Amir Cup. We are ready and expect the match to be very competitive.”

He continued: “We will try to win and qualify for the final match, and we will strive to work on that.”

The Al Sadd star added: “Our local matches are not easy, but we are doing well and we played in the Champions League with full strength. However, the new tournament format was what sent us out and it was possible to do better.”

Tabata concluded by saying: “We are now focusing on reaching the final of the Amir Cup, and we are working hard in training to achieve this.”