The national junior team launched in 2004, yesterday, its training program with the video communication system (remote), in the first stations to prepare for participation in the Asian Cup U-16 finals, scheduled in Bahrain next September.

The training, which was supervised by the technical staff led by the national coach, Majid Salem, and his assistant staff, witnessed the participation of 27 players: Sultan Adel Muhammad, Saif Saeed Al Zaabi (Union of Kalba), Ali Karim Ramadan (UAE), Matar Salem Al Hosani, Mohammed Ahmed Al Harthy (Baniyas) ) Mansour Abdul Rahim Muhammad, Zayed Khamis Masoud, Ali Muhammad Al-Ma’amari, Muhammad Khalid Qutba, Ahmed Muhammad Al Marzouqi (Al-Jazeera) Ibrahim Sultan Al-Kaabi (Al-Dhaid) Ali Taher Ibrahim (Sharjah), Saeed Jamal Muhammad, Ahmed Muhammad Al-Balushi, Yousef Ibrahim Al-Balushi, (Youth Al-Ahly), Abdulaziz Ahmed Al-Ali (Ajman), Ahmed Abdullah Al-Badi, Khaled Ali Al-Hassani, Hamad Mohammed Al-Darmaki (Al-Ain), Saeed Salem Al-Muqdami (Fujairah), Jamal Khalifa Al-Saadi (Al-Nasr), Mansour Saleh Barghash, Awad Mohammed Al-Kathiri, Abdullah Ahmed Mansour (Al-Wahda), Saud Muhammad al-Marri, Abdullah Ahmad Ja`far, Muhammad Abd al-Salam Issa (Al-Wasl).

The team's director, Salem Al-Yaqoubi, said in press statements that "the technical staff has been keen during the last period to hold continuous meetings remotely with the medical device, to develop the appropriate program for the players who were chosen within the expanded list," noting that "the program will continue for a whole week And during which the focus will be on the physical side and raising the rate of physical fitness, especially in light of the stopping of sports activity as a result of the pandemic (Corona) and relying on distance training.

Al-Yaqoubi added, "The technical staff will follow up on the players and monitor their rate of physical fitness through modern devices."

The junior team qualified for the finals well, after its leadership of the sixth group that included the teams of Kyrgyzstan, Iraq and Lebanon, where he collected the full score (nine points).

The Asian Football Confederation has set next June 18 as the date for the drawing of the championship draw, in the form of video calling and with the participation of representatives of all the qualified teams.


The junior squad is training hard in the preparations for the Asian Championship.

The team qualified for the finals with the full score in front of Kyrgyzstan, Iraq and Lebanon.


Next June, the tournament draw will be withdrawn by video calling.

Salem Al-Yaqoubi:

"The program will continue for a whole week, during which time the focus will be on the physical side and raising the rate of physical fitness."

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