Al Wasl face a mass confrontation when Al Hilal of Sudan meet in the first leg of the 32nd round of the Mohammed VI Cup of Arab Champions Clubs at 7:15 pm at Al Wasl Stadium in Zabeel, as the Emperor seeks to achieve a positive result, giving him an advantage before going into the second leg in Khartoum on 30th of this month.
Al-Fahoud will face Al-Hilal with great ambitions, especially as it is the first match of the team in the new season, after Al-Waslawiya Football Company worked to strengthen the ranks of Al-Safar during the summer transfer period with many deals.
Al Wasl has signed 10 new players, including Brazilian Wilton Suarez from Sharjah, after he starred with the King and contributed to the team's victory in the Arabian Gulf League last season, as well as the yellow contract with Brazilian Lucas Galvao from Ingolstadt, Germany, for example. Lent until the end of the season, the 28-year-old plays in the line of defense, in the center of the center of defense and left defender, and finally included the «Panthers», Ecuadorian Fernando Jaipur from Argentine Independiente on loan until the end of the season, a player with skills big.
As for the deals of national players, the Emperor contracted with only three players, Hamid Salmeen from Al Dhafra Club, to strengthen the midfield, goalkeeper Mohammed Al Bairaq from Kalba Union, and finally the most powerful deals of the "Cheetah", was the contract with the former international star, Habboush Saleh came from Baniyas, while the former player Khaled Sabeel was given the chance to rejoin the preparatory camp in Austria after he was excluded from the squad last season.
Not only did the club manage new deals, but it worked to ensure the stability of the team by renewing the contracts of four players are Hamid Abdullah, Hamad Al Balushi, Abdulrahman Ali and Nasser Noor.
Al Wasl is betting on benefiting from the resident category, by signing three players with the signing of Ghanaian Bashir Al-Hassan, who is good at playing in the center of the center of the stadium, in a free transfer, and also included Argentine Joaquin Perez from the Argentine club Defensa, where the 19-year-old Brazilian forward Nathan Felipe, 18, who signed for Al-Asfar in February, has been signed up to join the players who joined last season with the team in the same category. Ghanaian George Dobing, and Brazilian Mateus da Sil A. On the other hand, the emperor dispensed 12 players with the approval of the transfer of Brazilian Caio Canedo to Al Ain for six million dollars, and the non-registration of Ronaldo Mendes because of injury, while the termination of contracts or non-renewal of 10 players from the team as part of the renewal of the ranks » Al-Fahoud », with the exception of team leader Wahid Ismail moving to Ajman, and Abdullah Saleh and Hamid Abbas transferred to Fujairah, and Hazza Salem moving to victory, and goalkeeper Yousef Zaabi, who joined Kalba, and Ahmed Issa transferred to Khorfakkan, and Abdullah Kazem lending Lahta, in addition to the end of the contract Rashed Al - Hajri and Hassan Mohammed Dr.. Those names that were not primarily involved with «yellow» last season.
On the other hand, Al Hilal is betting on the support of the Sudanese community, which is expected to attend strongly in Zabeel Stadium, while the list of «Blue» includes a group of international players, betting on the attack line trio Walaauddin Musa, Walid Al Shoala, and Mohammed Musa in Scoring goals in the goal of «Panthers», contribute to facilitate the task of the team in the return.
Al Wasl has signed 10 new players, including Brazilians Wilton Suarez and Lucas Galvão.
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