Athletes have confirmed that the recent failures experienced by the teams of the Sunni stages, the last of which was the exit of the Olympic team from the Asian Cup U-23 finals, which qualify for the Olympic Games scheduled in the Japanese capital, Tokyo, next summer, under the leadership of Polish coach Maciej Skorza, and the exit of the youth team from The qualifiers for the Asian Cup Finals last November, under the leadership of Croatian coach Fedro Milene, make the Football Association demand a review of the mechanism for contracting foreign coaches, stressing the importance of giving citizens coaches the confidence to lead the training of these teams, Stressing that there are four basic factors that favor the coaches of citizens over some of their foreign counterparts in training the teams of the Sunni stages, represented in their excellence in experience and competence, along with the ease of communication between the citizen trainer and the player, given the common language factor, as well as the psychological factor that makes the citizen trainer close to the player Especially at this age, and knowing how to deal with it, in addition to that the most prominent previous achievements that these teams achieved were during the era of citizen coaches and exceeded what foreigners achieved, knowing that there are four teams in the age stages currently, namely: the Olympic team that participated in the final The U-23 Asian Cup, held in Thailand and coached by Polish Maciej Skorza, and the youth team, was born in 2001 and was coached by Croatian Verdu Mellen. The Greek Nikolaus Columbus was finally appointed in his place, while the national coach, Majid Salem, coaches the junior team, born in 2004, and also leads The national trainer, Abdul Rahman Al-Haddad, was born in 2003.
The athletes said to «Emirates Today»: «There are great questions about the successes achieved by the foreign coaches who successively trained for these teams compared to what the national coaches have achieved, and officials in the Football Association are required to use national competencies to lead these teams, which are the future of the Emirates ball, The fact that the age of the players in these teams is small and requires special treatment in order to gain experience and confidence in themselves and their technical capabilities ». Throughout the history of Emirati football, foreign coaches have achieved only two achievements, the first by Brazilian coach Mario Zagallo, who led the White to qualify for the 1990 World Cup in Italy, and the second with the late French coach Bruno Metsu, who led the first team to win the first title in the Gulf Cup in 2007, while national coaches achieved The rest of the other achievements at the level of the first team or the teams of the Sunni stages.
The national coach, Mahdi Ali, Jumaa Rabi`, Dr. Abdullah Misfer, Ali Ibrahim, Badr Salih, Eid Barot, Abdul Majeed Al-Nimr and Hassan Al-Abdouli are among the most famous national coaches who took over the training of the Sunni stages teams in earlier periods. To the 2009 World Cup in Egypt, as well as his leadership of the Olympic team to qualify for the Olympic Games held in the British capital London in 2012, and his leadership of the first team to win the 2013 Gulf Cup in Bahrain, as he led Al Abyad to win the bronze medal in the ACE Cup Oh 2015 in Australia, while national coach Ali Ibrahim led the Junior Team to qualify for the Junior World Cup in Nigeria in 2009.
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