QNB Stars League Week 17 Pre-Match Press Conference — Al Gharafa

Al Gharafa coach Bulent Uygun spoke to the media ahead of their QNB Stars League Week 17 match against Al Kharaitiyat.

“Al Kharaitiyat are a tricky side. They have players with specific qualities. They are fast and steady, so it will not be easy for us. Moreover, their confidence is high after their victory in the last round.

“We have too many games coming up with the AFC Champions League engagements also there. So we have to stay in good shape. We have the players to make good rotations and that is very important especially since we will be travelling a lot too.

“We want to fare well in all matches and the one against Al Kharaitiyat is no different. We have to give off our best as we still have ambitions for a top-four finish. We are working hard towards achieving that goal.

“I am happy with our performance against Al Jazira in the AFC Champions League even though I feel we could have won the game had we capitalised on the chances that came our way. We will continue to miss the services of defender Almahdi Ali due to his injury. He may be missing in action for almost three months,” said Bulent.