Al-Nassr vs Shabab Al-Ahly in the AFC Champions League: Everything you want to know

22 August 2023 - 5:40 pm

Today, Tuesday, the Saudi Al-Nasr team, led by Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo, faces the UAE league champion, Shabab Al-Ahly, in the final match of the group stage in the AFC Champions League, to compete for the group stage qualifiers for the AFC Champions League. The current season is 2024.

The date of the Al-Nasr match and Al-Ahly youth, Dubai

The Al-Nasr match against Shabab Al-Ahly Dubai will be held at Al-Awal Park Stadium in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, at 8:30 pm, directly on SSC1 HD.

Al-Nasr coach Luis Castro confirmed that Ronaldo and Senegalese Sadio Mane are ready for the youth match, stressing that the opponent is a good and strong team and has many distinguished players.

Coach Nasr added in the press conference yesterday: “We are used to pressure in football. Fear is the player’s first enemy. Some criticism is acceptable, but I am the decision-maker here.”

Expectations of a Saudi victory have crystallized

It is expected that the Saudi coach Nasser, Luis Castro, will start the following formation:

Goalkeeper: Nawaf Al-Akidi.

Defensive line: Nawaf Bushehr – Abdullah Al-Omari – Abdullah Mado – Ghaslan Konan.

Midfield: Marcelo Brozovic – Abdul Rahman Ghaleb – Saad Fahd Al Nasser.

Offensive line: Cristiano Ronaldo – Sadio Mane – Anderson Talisca

Formation of Al-Ahly youth expected

The expected formation of the Al-Ahly youth team to face Al-Nassr was as follows:

Goalkeeper: Majed Nasser

Defense line: Saeed Suleiman – Youssef Jaber – Renan – Muhammad Marzouk

Midfield: Yahya Qasani – Yuri Cesar – Tariq Ahmed – Aziziyun Janiv

Offensive line: Menez Dabbour – Igor Jesus.

win over the youth

Al-Nasr will participate in the AFC Champions League as the second-place finisher in the Saudi League last season, while Al-Hilal and Al-Ittihad clubs will qualify directly for the group stage, in addition to Al-Fayhaa Club. King’s Cup 2022 in Saudi Arabia.

In the first round of the qualifiers, the youth team defeated the Jordanian club Arafidat, 3-0, and qualified for the AFC Champions League qualifying playoffs.

Al-Nasr match and Shabab Al-Ahly in Dubai

Al-Nasr has never faced the Emirati youth team of Al-Ahly Dubai, and their confrontation in the AFC Champions League qualifiers will be the first official confrontation between the two teams, and it is the first confrontation between the two youth teams. Dubai coach, Portuguese Luis Castro, Al Nasr coach.