Al Jazira coach Jurgen Streppel insists his players will not hold back against Al Nasr during their opening match of the Mohammed VI Champions Cup.
Abu Dhabi: Al Jazira head coach Jurgen Streppel felt his side could have scored more goals but was happy to have secured a 1-0 win in the first-leg of their Mohammed VI Champions
Dubai: Shabab Al Ahli dropped first points of the season after they were held to a 0-0 draw by Al Jazira in matchweek 3 of the Arabian Gulf League at Mohamed Bin Zayed Stadium
Abu Dhabi: Al Jazira head coach Jurgen Streppel believes his side fully deserved their win against Oman’s Al Nasr in the Mohammed VI Champions Cup. A brace from Zayed Al Ameri and a strike from Mourad
Al Jazira had won their opening game of the season against Al Dhafra but were lucky to leave Ittihad Kalba with a point. Whilst Al Nasr’s season had started with a poor result against Ajman and a comprehensive win against Al Orooba.
"We have had good practice sessions and I am confident about our preparations. Pakistan's bowlers are known to trouble other teams but I am confident about our batting too."
A buoyant Scotland will begin their Super 12 campaign against a formidable Afghanistan in Sharjah on Monday. Scotland are brimming with confidence after advancing to the Round of Super 12 with two victories from three games in the first round.
Mushfiqur Rahim, with an undefeated 57 and opener Mohammad Naim, who hit 62, starred for the Tigers after being put into bat by the 2014 champions at a hot and humid Sharjah.
Fans of India and Pakistan called for "peace" and more cricket between the two Asian giants as Pakistan won he toss and chose to field in crunch clash against arch rivals India in Twenty20 World Cup Super 12 match on Sunday.