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Title holders face second team in the group

11 Oct, 2018

The second group stage match of Shaheen Asmayee also Abasin Sape, fifth match in group stage of APL 2018 Rahmani Foundation, will be held between the two teams today, 11th October 2018, 05:30 pm at the Football federation of Afghanistan. 

Both teams already enjoy their 3 points in the group “A”. De Abasin Sape, the last team in the group list last year, appeared quite powerful in their first match in the APL 2018 group stage against De Spinghar Bazan, winner of the third position in the APL 2018. As of the concrete win in their first match, De Abasin Sape has gained its three points. 

Shaheen Asmayee on the other hand, with great impression over all teams in the APL has also obtained it’s 3 points through defeating Mawjhaye Amu in the opening match of APL 2018 Rahmani Foundation. 

“In order to remain even-tempered and find way to the semi-final, we have considered this a serious game. Our players are ready for victory in this ground so to not be destined by the next match turning decisive. In fact today’s match is also quite decisive and Shaheen enters the ground for winning.” Said Mr. Mujtaba Faiz, Shaheen’s team coach. He added: “It is to say that we have implemented certain changes in today’s game, we might change two or three of our players from the previous composition as well the overall changes in our playing strategy are to be noted. But our opponents are also a good team which contains certain well talented players from various provinces, therefore we have considered this game serious and the match is decisive for both teams and winning this game can lead both teams to the semi-final and we are doing our best to win.”

“Our team is ready for the match against Shaheen Asmayee. Despite the fact that our players are tired as we have had only one day rest after the previous match and we have to play today. But there is no other issue and we will play against Shaheen, we are hopeful because there are still games left in our group and we are doing our best to be in the semi-finals.” Said the coach of De Abasin Sape, Mr. Elyas Manochehri. He then added: “Winner of the APL championship title for several times, Shaheen Asmayee is one of the best teams and retainins various players from the national team, many of whom were my players and the opponent knows my way of game to some extent but we will still do our best and we are hopeful to achieve good results.”

The APL 2018 Rahmani Foundation inauguration ceremony, as well as the match between Shaheen Asmayee De Abasin Sape will be broadcasted LIVE on TOLO TV and Lemar TV and simulcast on Arman FM, Arakozia FM. Follow APL YouTube page (www.youtube.com/afghanpremierleague) for the match highlights. Like APL Instagram (Afghanpremierleague.official) for more updated photos of the teams. Read more about the coming events on (www.afghanpremierleague.com).

 

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