Al Ain/ Friday March 17, 2017: According to engineer Marwan Bin Ghalita, Chairman of the UAEFA, the current stage is the most crucial in the national team’s campaign in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.
“They are the most important days in our effort before the two decisive ties against Japan and Australia and for this reason we need to come together and revamp all resources to achieve our goals by motivating the players and to encourage them to make it into the finals,” he said.
Speaking to newsmen at the Khalifa bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain City, the country’s football boss renewed confidence in the administrative and technical staffs and the players to show their best in the two encounters pointing out that the start was convincing and promising.
“We have finished the first part close fourth and there is every chance to be thereabout. All teams have equal chances and the players should understand that they are passing through a sensitive turn which they must clear with more focus and concentration,” he said.
Regarding the little differences between the front runners, Bin Ghalita said the closely contested competition is a good incentive for the players to excel. :We are among the Asian giants and should be considered in the chase for one of the berths reserved for the group in the world’s football extravaganza” he said.