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  • Fri 21 Dec 2018, 19 : 30 - Arabian Gulf Cup

Zenga Puts the Final Touches to Host his Old Team Al Nasr

Abu Dhabi: 26 November 2013
Al Jazira Football Team has finished their preparations for their next match in the eighth round of the Arabian Gulf League against Al nasr, which will be played in Mohammed bin Zayed stadium at 20:00 of Thursday 28th November.
The team kept training twice a day for the last days, to increase the physical fitness to its ideal levels, and also to enhance to concentration and the unison between the players, with special training methods created by the Italian Walter Zenga and went under his close supervision.
Walter Zenga worked in the last session with almost full squad, missing only the injured duo Salim Masoud and Yaqub Al Hosani; and he recovered his midfielder Yasir Matar who was absent duo to the sad demise of his brother on last Wednesday.
The session started from the gymnasium as the players prepared for the training with the fitness coach and the physiotherapist. The players and their coaching staff went to the pitch and worked there on different offensive and defensive tactics; while Ali Khaseif joined Al Senani and Al Shabibi in their work with the goalkeeper coach.
In the last part of the session the players had an internal match that saw high competitive spirit from all the players, as they attempting to convince their manager to put them in his startup squad for Thursday game.
Al Jazira is in the 4th place in the league table with 12 points, away from the leader Al Ahli with 9 points and above Al Nasr who is in the 8th place with 10 points.
The match will be personally special for Walter Zenga, who managed Al Nasr for 2 seasons and half, and guided them to win the runner up place in the league at season 2011 – 2012.