A number of Al Duhail players spoke after winning the Qatar Cup 2023 following their 2-0 victory over Al Sadd at the Jassim bin Hamad Stadium of Al Sadd club on Thursday, April 6, 2023.
Everyone expressed their happiness for winning the prestigious championship after outstanding efforts and a great match against Al Sadd.
Captain Almoez Ali: Proud of the achievement and our goal is more titles
“Praise be to God for the victory and achievement, to which we are used to. This is the second championship victory for the team during the season, after Ooredoo Cup, and we will continue to work with full force in various tournaments to win more titles.
“We always strive to provide a performance befiting the reputation of Al Duhail and this achievement is a gift to our fans, who are the great supporters of the team.
“After the Qatar Cup, we will return to the league race, and we are in the lead. We will try with all our might to be crowned with the shield. We will treat any match as if it is a final, we will play and fight and we will not give up a point.”
Striker Michael Olunga: I congratulate our management and players on this achievement
“The Qatar Cup 2023 coronation came at the right time and after the team won the Ooredoo Cup. This would give us more motivation in the remaining tournaments of the season.
“I extend my congratulations to the management and players of Al Duhail and the fans on the occasion of this deserving achievement and after great efforts in the final against a strong team that has players at the highest level.
“Winning the Qatar Cup is a great joy and our players were up to the challenge and responsibility. We succeeded to win with a distinguished and convincing performance, as the team was focused from start to finish.”
Defender Ruben Semedo: Title strong motivation for us in upcoming tournaments
“For us on the field it was a strong match, but we won and achieved what was required during this tournament, in which the players presented a distinguished and great level.
“From the semifinal, we were thinking of winning the title, and we are very happy because we have won two championships so far this season –Ooredoo Cup and Qatar Cup. Now our focus is on the rest of the championships – QNB Stars League and Amir Cup. Our goal is to win more titles and help the team continue its journey forward.”
Goalkeeper Salah Zakaria: I congratulate the club management and all fans
“I congratulate the club’s management and all fans on this achievement. We thank the fans who came to the stadium and supported the team.
“All our focus was on achieving victory and the team played with a high and collective spirit. That was what we needed because we know the strengths of Al Sadd, who had distinguished players.
“All players performed well during the match and gave off their best, and the team played collectively in all departments, and this helped us get the required result and win the title. We also have important upcoming tournaments ahead of us and we must continue our journey with great strength.”
Midfielder Ismail Mohammed: We deservedly won the cup
“The players presented a good match and appeared at a distinguished level, and we won a well-deserved title after a good performance. I hope this tournament will be a motivation for us in the rest of the season’s championships – the league and Amir Cup.
“This is our second title during the season, after Ooredoo Cup, and our goal is to clinch more titles with the team.
“I salute our fans for their presence and encouragement. They played a key role in this victory.”
Midfielder Ferjani Sassi: We’ve to keep working to win more championships
“I am very happy to win this championship and be crowned with Al Duhail. We must continue to work to complete the season with full force and win more championships.
“Our fans were wonderful and their big presence was a motivation for the team, and we hope to always make them happy in various tournaments.”