Amouta: Al-Tamari is ready and we are counting on the fans.. Klinsmann: We hope to win the championship

Jordan national team coach Hussein Amouta said Musa Al-Tamari has had two days' rest and will be ready to face South Korea in the Asian Football Cup semi-finals tomorrow, Tuesday.

“We gave Moussa El-Tamari the chance to rest during the last two days and he will be ready for the match,” the Moroccan coach said in a press conference ahead of the first semi-final match today, Monday. There are technical and mental abilities, and the physical aspect is very important.

Jordan achieved a historic feat by qualifying for the Asian Cup semi-finals for the first time after beating Tajikistan 1-0 in the quarter-finals of the tournament in Qatar last Friday, setting up a clash with South Korea.

Al-Tamari scored two goals in Jordan's victorious journey to the final match at the Ahmed Bin Ali Stadium.

Amouta said, “East Asian teams are very organized, so playing for 120 minutes will not affect them. Ali Alwan's absence has an impact on the team, and we are counting on the public's support.”

Amouta stressed the need to remain focused until the last minute of the match. “We hope we have got to the point where we can perform well, especially in the last minutes of the match. Saudi Arabia and Australia got ahead and then made mistakes at the end.” Against Korea. Our focus must be strong and it will be tiring. This is necessary.'' We have to fight.''

Amouta conceded that fatigue will not be a factor in Tuesday's match as Korea showed how successful it has been in two consecutive matches going into two halves of extra time.

He further added, “They are professional players and can recover physically and mentally within 48 hours. I don't think playing 120 minutes will make any difference to the match.”

In the same context, Jordanian player Ibrahim Saadeh said, “We will play against the Korean team, which is very strong and capable of qualifying for the final. We are happy to have two Arab teams in the semi-finals. Son is an important one. ” “The Korean team players and we trained on how to stop his threat.”

Klinsmann: We hope to win the championship

South Korea coach Jurgen Klinsmann confirmed he is not thinking about facing Qatar or Iran in the Asian Cup final and is focused on Tuesday's semi-final match against Jordan.

South Korea, led by Son Heung-min, came from a goal down to win 2–1 over Australia and qualify for the semi-finals.

“We are excited about the semi-final against Jordan. Jordan's coach (Hussein Amouta) is doing an excellent job. I only think about the future and I'm lucky,” former German international Klinsmann said at a press conference on Monday. Train the team and my first experience in the Asian Cup is amazing.”

“We are not thinking about facing Qatar or Iran in the final next Friday. We just have to focus on facing Jordan, who were with us in the group and we drew 2-2 with them,” he said. Were on par with.”

“Jordan has elite players in all positions and we saw that in our first match with them. At the beginning of the tournament things are unclear and with time you gain more confidence,” the German coach said.

South Korea needed penalty kicks to defeat Saudi Arabia in the round of 16 before falling to extra time over Australia in the quarter-finals, and played 120 minutes over the two matches compared to Jordan, who had more rest.

Klinsmann said, “There are many important factors going into the tournament and we have prepared well. We started in Seoul on December 26 to build fitness and now we have only two injuries. We are ready to continue the tournament.” Are hungry.”

He concluded, “We enjoy the physical and mental efficiency as well as the team spirit. It's a marathon and we are getting closer to the end of it and we hope to win the championship.”

The second semi-final match will take place the day after tomorrow, Wednesday, 7 February, between the host nation – title holders – Qatar and Iran at the Al Thumama Stadium.

Read Previous

French foreign minister calls for an end to settler violence in the West Bank

Read Next

Iranian resistance.. has it changed after the US and Pakistani attacks?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Most Popular