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Al Jazira Without the Olympic Players against Ajman

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Abu Dhabi: 9 November 2013
 
Al Jazira players Salim Ali, Salim Rashid, Hamad Al Hammadi, Sultan Al Suwaidi and Saif Al Miqbali left to the Omani capital Muscat at Friday 8th of November, with the Olympic National Team U-22, for a preparatory camp lasts until the 17th of this month.
 
The National team will play 2 friendly matches in Muscat against Omani Olympic team at the 13th and 16th of this month, as part of the UAE team preparations for the finals of the Asian Nations Cup for U-22, which will be in Oman at next January.
 
The draw of these finals, which has been withdrew at the last August, put our national team in the second group with North Korea, Syria and Yemen. The tournament will consist of 16 teams divided into 4 groups, and it will be the qualifications for the next Olympic Games.
 
The football association has approved the list that has been presented by the coach Ali Ibrahim, and besides Al Jazira players the list consisted of: Fahd Al Dhanhani, Salim Sultan, Suhail Al Mansouri (Al Wahda), Saif Rashid, Yousif Saeed (Sharjah), Darwish Mohamed, Waleed Hasan and Waleed Ambur (Al Ahli), Khalifa Mubarak and Ahmed Shambeh (Al Nasr), Fahd Hadeed and Ali Salmin (Al Wasl), Hasan Hamza (Al Shabab), Khalid Hussain (Dubai) and Jasim Johar (Bani Yas).
 
Including those 5 players, Al Jazira will miss 12 players in the next cup match against Bani Yas, which will kick off at 20:30 at Thursday 14th of November. The rest of the absentees are the first national team trio Ali Khasif, Khamis Ismail and Ali Mabkhout; the injured Nelson Valdez, Salim Masoud, Yaqub Al Hosani and Khalid Sabil, and the above mentioned five players.