The technical staff of the first national football team, led by new Colombian coach Jorge Luis Pinto, has chosen an expanded list of 36 players in preparation for the start of the first stage of preparation, which starts from the 21st until the 27th of it through an internal gathering in Al Ain.
In a press statement, the Football Association said, "The Football Federation's Technical Team and Technical Affairs Committee in its meeting yesterday headed by His Excellency Youssef Hussein Al-Sahlawi, the second deputy of the President of the Federation, Chairman of the expanded list committee of our first national team, included 36 players, to announce the final list three days before the start of the gathering." . .
The rally comes as a first stage in the preparation of the national team under the leadership of the Colombian Jorge Jerome Luis Pinto in preparation for the joint qualifying matches for the 2022 World Cup and the 2023 AFC Asian Cup in October and November, as the program includes medical examinations and physical preparation for the players.
The list included: Khaled Issa, Ali Khasif, Adel Al Hosani, Muhammad Al Shamsi, Muhammad Saleh Barghash, Abdulaziz Heikal, Salem Rashid, Khalifa Al Hammadi, Muhammad Marzouk, Muhammad Ahmed, Walid Abbas, Salem Sultan, Ismail Ahmed, Muhammad Al Attas, Mahmoud Khamis , Youssef Jaber, Majed Hassan, Majed Sorour, Yahya Nader, Tariq Ahmed, Khamis Ismail, Ahmed Barman, Ali Salmin, Abdullah Ramadan, Fabio de Lima, Bandar Al-Ahbabi, Ismail Al-Hammadi, Omar Abdel-Rahman, Khalfan Mubarak, Muhammad Abdul Rahman, Kayo Canido, Ali Saleh, Sebastian Tigali, Ali Mabkhout, Ahmed Khalil, Zayed Al-Amri.
The team will hold an external camp in one of the European countries that has a suitable health status, where all necessary arrangements will be made with the competent authorities in the state, and the camp is scheduled to be held for the period from the first of August to the 23rd of it, while two international friendly matches have been approved (FIFA days) In the gathering that will be held for the period from the first until the ninth of next September in the country.
The national team faces in the first friendly international, the Jordanian national team on the fourth of next September, while its national team, Tajikistan, faces the second friendly in the eighth of the same month.