Al-Sadd coach Wesam Rizk described the upcoming match with Sharjah as a decisive clash for his side’s campaign in the 2023-24 AFC Champions League.
During the press conference, the coach stated, “We are facing a tough and crucial match against Sharjah. It is pivotal for Al-Sadd to stay in competition in Group B. We will play for the win to keep our chances alive until the last moment.”
Rizk added, “Sharjah has a great coach, Olariu Cosmin, who coached me previously at Al-Sadd, and I deeply respect him.”
He continued, “It was an honour to play for Al-Sadd, and now, being the coach is a great privilege and a bigger challenge. We have exceptional and professional players at a high level. I hope we live up to the responsibility to achieve victory.”
Regarding the team’s chances, Rizk said, “We have 4 points, and we will strive to maintain our chances for qualification. We will play with hope, work strongly, minimize mistakes, and compete until the end.”