Misfer: Calmness, focus, and decisiveness are the white weapon

3 steps to prepare the team for the Iraq match, most notably the Dubai camp

The national team is preparing strongly to face Iraq in the World Cup qualifiers.

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The national football team is preparing strongly, through its current camp in Dubai, to play its upcoming match against Iraq, next Thursday, which was transferred from Iraq to Jordan for security reasons, according to what was announced by the International Football Association “FIFA” in this regard, while three basic steps emerge. The national team is preparing for this decisive match in the ninth round for the first group account in the decisive round of the Asian qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup, which is to choose an expanded list of 41 players before it is later reduced to 28 players, in addition to entering an indoor camp in Dubai starting on the 14th of this month, as well as following up The new Argentine coach, Rodolfo Arruabarrena, for the professional league matches and closely watched the levels of the players before choosing them in the new list of the national team.

The former national team coach, Dr. Abdullah Misfer, confirmed that if the team wants to qualify for the next round through the third-place gate, it must face the pressures that it will be exposed to during this match, as it is crucial for him.

He told "Emirates Today": "A match like facing Iraq requires calm and focus on the part of the players, controlling the ball and running the match for the benefit of the team, according to the team's players' experience in dealing with such crucial and sensitive matches."

Abdullah Misfer stressed the importance of the decisive factor in these matches and not to deal with them in the same way that the former Dutch coach Marvik used to take the initiative and excel over the competition because the team needs to win this match to raise its score to 12 points, which strengthens its position in competition and preservation. It is currently in third place.

Regarding the cards that can serve the national team in the next Iraq match, Misfir stressed that there are many winning cards that the team can exploit in this match, including the return of striker Ali Mabkhout, in addition to the presence of elements that have experience in dealing with such matches, even goalkeepers in The presence of goalkeeper Khaled Issa also remained in the wake of his brilliance in the recent period, in addition to the presence of goalkeeper Majed Nasser.

Al-Abyad is in third place with nine points, while the Iranian team leads the standings of Group A teams with 22 points, South Korea is second with “20 points,” Lebanon is fourth with six points, Iraq is fifth with five points, and Syria is in the last place with only two points.

The 3 steps

1- Choosing an expanded list of 41 players before reducing it to 28.

2- Entering an internal preparation camp in Dubai, starting from the 14th of this month.

3- Aruabarina follows up the players with their teams in the league before choosing them in the new list.

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