The missed penalty kick is a turning point in the match

Hannah Kuzmin is behind Sharjah's superiority.. Mahdi does not blame Al-Ahly's youth players

The joy of the Sharjah players by defeating Al-Ahly youth and qualifying for the cup semi-finals.

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Al-Ahly youth paid, during its match, the day before yesterday, with Sharjah in the quarter-finals of the President’s Cup competition, the price of wasting a penalty kick in the 61st minute by Iranian professional Ahmed Nourallah, to end the match in its original and additional time with a negative tie, before Sharjah won 4- 2 on penalties, and qualifies to face Al Wasl in the semi-finals.

Sharjah's Romanian coach Cosmin Olario played a major role in his team's superiority, after he succeeded in luring Al-Ahly youth to a draw, and then resorting to penalty kicks, and Sharjah also benefited from the presence of three foreign players in the starting lineup and two players in the resident category.

On the other hand, Al-Ahly youth coach Mahdi Ali relied on the young faces and played the match with only foreign players in the starting lineup, the Iranians Ahmad Nourallah and Mahdi Qaidi, in light of the influential absences in the team’s ranks.

For his part, Al-Ahly youth coach Mahdi Ali confirmed during the press conference after the match that his team, despite the absence of 11 players for different circumstances, reached the match to the penalty shootout, stressing that he does not blame the players, praising what they did during the match and that they did not fail but gave a good match, stressing Such matches are decided by small details.

He added: "This year, the tournament system was changed, and the goal was to equal opportunities for all teams, but I did not see equal opportunities. The lottery came in the interest of Sharjah, who played at its stadium, but why was the percentage of the audience in the stadium not distributed equally between the two teams?"

Mahdi asked, "Does this mean that the second party will be punished?"

Cosmin: an eye that tears, and an eye that rejoices

Sharjah coach Cosmin described the result of the match against his former team Shabab Al-Ahly, his team's victory and his rise to the next round of the competition, as the popular Romanian proverb "An eye that tears and an eye rejoices."

Kuzmin indicated that he had a strange feeling while playing against his former team, but this is the life of coaches in the professional world, which forces him to perform his duty in the place in which he works.

Kuzmin confirmed that after the match reached the extra time, he spoke with goalkeeper Adel Al-Hosani, and told him that Al-Ahly youth goalkeeper Majed Nasser played a great match, and that you should respond in the same way.

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