AG League Al Wasl vs Sharjah Pre-Match press conference
Hellmann: Derby and Clasico matches worth six points, and our goal is to win against Sharjah.
Al Wasl coach Odair Hellmann confirmed, during the pre-match press conference against Sharjah in the 22nd round of the Arabian Gulf League, that he respects Sharjah’s team, Sharjah is a strong team and has many competent players who can make the difference in the match, pointing out that upon his arrival in the Emirates The team was at the top of the table.
Hellmann explained that he is aware of the importance of this type of matches that enjoys a popular follow-up, saying: matches like the derby and Clasico are considered to be a 6 points win, and one of the reasons for my acceptance of coaching Al Wasl is the long history and great fans in the country.
We have a short-term plan, which is to work to finish the league in the best possible rank, but in the long term it will be different, we just have to focus on the next match and clinch the three points.
For his part, Brazilian striker Joao Figueiredo talked about the importance of last rounds to improve the position of the emperor in the ranking table, stressing the team’s desire to win and the continuation of positive results, praising the captain of the team, Fabio de Lima, who described him as a talented player, saying: Lima is a great player who helps the team A lot in scoring or assisting.