The Kalba Union is looking forward to the new season of professional clubs with new ambitions and higher aspirations, having moved from mere struggle to survive to the search for achievements.
The Tigers are betting on new signings in which they hope to fulfill the aspirations of their fans, and not remain locked in a cycle of struggle to escape the descent. Since it became clear to the management of the club to ensure survival before the rounds of the end of last season, the club has renewed the contract of the Hungarian star Gogak, in appreciation of his high technical performance, and one of the reasons for success in achieving survival.
The club also adhered to the technical staff led by the Italian coach Viviani, who is credited with achieving the achievement of survival for the first time in the era of professionalism for the Tigers, as well as the coach to involve a large number of young and talented players in the last five games in the Arabian Gulf League, to give them opportunities to friction and get used to Play important and big games. This has contributed to the emergence of players likely to have a prominent role next season with the Tigers.
The club's football company has contracted new players in almost all the centers of play, and the number of 13 players, leaving only the main players who made the achievement of survival, only the former team player Dawood Ali and Omar Al-Khadim, in addition to the team captain Mansour Abbas Al-Balooshi, and a few others.
On the other hand, on the foreign level, the club signed five players, namely Hungarian Gogac, Jordanian Yassin Al-Bakhit, Togolese Penel Mlapa and Brazilian Kainandro Santos, who joined the Tigers in a free transfer, and was registered in the category of resident players, and Barcelona and Napoli former Brazilian player Henrique, who Negotiations lasted for a long time before he was finally officially signed in a deal likely to be one of the most prominent deals of the Gulf League clubs in the new season.
On the other hand, the surprise for Kalba fans was the abandonment of the services of prominent players such as Walid Ahmed, Abdullah Ahmad, and Yacoub Al Balushi who left for the Brigadier General.
Mohammad Obaid Al-Yamahi, vice president of the football company of Al-Ittihad Kalba, confirmed that raising the ceiling of aspirations is confirmed by the new signings. He told Emirates Today: Achieving historical survival was the first stop on the road to building the success of Kalba. He stressed that the trend is to preserve what has been achieved and reinforced with new successes, and continued: The goal of the Kalba Union next season to play for positive results to ensure the end of the season in a position befitting the aspirations of the club.
Asked about a number of players who contributed to the survival, he said: Al-Ball ball praises all the players for their great efforts that contributed to the survival, but each stage has a vision in the work, and our need to raise the ceiling of aspirations and aspirations for the next season behind the lack of renewal for some players, not There are players who have caused injuries that have not renewed their contracts, including Brazilian Ramos, and others who do not prefer to mention the names, indicating that all who contributed to the achievement of survival has drawn himself in the hearts of the Tigers Kalba family will not forget.
Regarding the new signings, he explained: All our current contracts, whether foreign or national players, are part of the club's vision to build a team capable of achieving better aspirations of survival, and concluded: Despite all the names of the distinguished players who have been hired, success is still dependent on success Rabbani in our management of the football company and look forward to success at the end of the journey. He pointed out that the efforts are aimed at making the public happy first, which is the responsibility of supporting the team and its players through thick and thin, and not to rush the results and the confidence of the management of the public high, to be one of the factors of success.
Union Kalba has strengthened its ranks with a number of distinguished national players such as Walid Amber, Ibrahim Sarhan, Nasser Abdul Hadi, Saeed Al Menhali, Khalid Shamareq, Yacoub Al Hosani, and goalkeeper Yousef Al Zaabi, while the extension of a number of talented players. Kalba hopes to achieve a strong start in the upcoming professional competitions, led by the Arabian Gulf League.
The Kalba federation organized an outdoor camp in Austria, where it played five friendly matches. Four of them played against Saudi teams, including Al-Wahda and Al-Qadisiya, as well as a team from the Czech Republic, before returning to the state, where they faced Al-Ahly youth in the match that ended in favor of the latter 1-0. Kalba is keen to use the remaining period to prepare well for the start of the new season, which begins today through the Arabian Gulf Cup, where they face victory.
Kalba's contracts for foreigners included Jordan's Yassin Al-Bakhit, Togolese Penel, Brazilian Santos and Henrique, along with renewal of Hungarian Gojak.
Kalba begins the new season against Al Nasr with the Arabian Gulf Cup.