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Al Jazira Ready to Face Dubai.. Barrada to Morocco

Abu Dhabi: 7 October 2013
Al Jazira Football Team has finished their preparations for the next cup match against Dubai in Dubai at Wednesday 9th of October as part of the 4th round of group A matches.
The team conducted their main match training on the first sub-pitch at the club at Monday 7-10 under the supervision of the head manager Luis Milla and his staff, and with all the players including Salim Masoud who jogged around the pitch as part of his recovery program. But missed the session the UAE national team trio Ali Khaseif, Khamis Ismail and Ali Mabkhout, the Moroccan Abdelaziz Barrada who joined his national team, and the injured due Nelson Valdez and Khalid Sabil.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamdan bin Zayed bin Nahyan, Chairman of Al Jazira Football Company witnessed the session accompanied by his board directors, and also witnessed it the media representatives and the team fans.
The players and their coaching staff worked on applying defensive and offensive tactics and had a mini match on the half of the pitch; at last they gathered at the center and listened to a lecture from their coach about next match, and did their usual muscles stretching muscles before leaving the pitch.
Worthy to be mentioned is that the home team Dubai is in the 7th rank in group A with only 1 point in their credit, which they got it from their draw with Al Shaab in the 2nd round, and they lost their two matches against Al Wahda and Al Sharjah in the 1st and 3rd rounds respectively.
Meanwhile, the away team Al Jazira is in the 4th rank in the group with 3 points in their credit which they got it from their win over Al Shaab in the 1st round, and they lost their match in the 2nd round for Al Sharjah.
Barrada Responds to National Duty 
Coach Rachid Tawsi, head manager of the first Moroccan National Team has called Al Jazira midfielder Abdelaziz Barrada to join the national squad who is now preparing for the friendly match against South Africa on Friday 11th of October to celebrate the opening of Adrar Stadium in Agadir City.
Barrada left Abu Dhabi last Sunday and joined his national teammates in their camp on Monday and therefore he will miss Al Jazira match against Dubai in the cup, but he will be back on Saturday 12th October to join his team preparations for the next league match against Ajman which will be played at Saturday 19th.