Qatar should uncover ‘A Game’ to stay clear of World Cup humiliation, states Sanchez

DOHA, Nov 24 — Qatar mentor Felix Sanchez hopes his team can deliver their “A Game” versus Senegal as the host nation fight to stay clear of location an unwanted Planet Cup record.

Defeat tomorrow would indicate the earliest-ever exit for a host country — South Africa also went out at the group phase in 2010 — but ended up nevertheless alive heading into their 3rd match.

Reigning Asian champions Qatar became the very first hosts to get rid of their opening recreation after freezing in a dispiriting 2- defeat to Ecuador.

Sanchez backed his gamers to defeat their stage fright versus African champions Senegal and exhibit their good quality.

“We hope that now we are free of charge from all the stress that we had in the opening match,” he claimed at his pre-match press meeting nowadays.

“I hope we can compete and bring our ‘A Game’ and clearly show that we can be a lot more competitive than we were the other working day.

“We are actively playing a quite superior-stage group so we want to prove ourselves, participate in our video game and see what transpires.”

Defender Ismail Mohamad urged Qatar admirers not to generate them off soon after only 1 video game.

“The previous match is history now,” he said. “I believe we are starting up a fresh new web site with the team and getting ready for the upcoming match.

“I do assume that the workforce is on the correct route. I feel that in the future match we will be greater geared up and we will give it our all.”

Mohamad mentioned Qatar experienced taken inspiration from shock wins for Saudi Arabia, who conquer Argentina, and Japan, who conquer Germany.

“It goes with no declaring that individuals groups, specifically Saudi Arabia, are building us a little bit jealous and motivating us to execute as properly as they have,” he reported.

“We want to give it our all tomorrow.”

Sanchez said the extensive-expression upcoming of Qatari football was brilliant regardless of how the group performs in the match.

“One of the things that Qatar has proved so far, which is not typical in the entire world of soccer, is that there was a extended-term system to get ready,” he explained.

“I am persuaded that immediately after the Planet Cup Qatar will continue to keep doing the job on that and soccer will keep bettering.” — AFP

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