Doha, January 15, 2024, Head coach of the Saudi national football team, Roberto Mancini, expressed confidence in the readiness of the Green Falcons for their upcoming match against Oman in the AFC Asian Cup in Qatar. Addressing the media in Doha before the opening match, Mancini acknowledged the strength of Oman's strikers and recognized the inherent challenges of opening matches in any tournament.
Mancini conveyed unwavering confidence in his team's preparedness and offensive capabilities. He emphasized the significance of the AFC Asian Cup, citing the formidable presence of powerhouse teams like Japan, Korea, Iran, and Australia. Mancini pledged that his team would give their maximum effort in every match.
Saudi football star Saleh Al-Shehri highlighted the importance of securing a victory in the upcoming match, asserting that it would provide the Green Falcons with a strong start to their campaign. Al-Shehri reassured fans that the team has undergone comprehensive preparation for the tournament and is eager to achieve positive results on the field. The remarks from both the coach and the player reflect the team's determination and optimism as they embark on their journey in the AFC Asian Cup.