The youth team camped in Saudi Arabia in preparation for the Arab Championship

Thursday 06th February 2020 - 14:09

The youth team camped in Saudi Arabia in preparation for the Arab Championship

Baghdad - INA

The youth team delegation will leave football tomorrow, Saturday, to Saudi Arabia to set up a short camp in preparation for participating in the Arab Youth Championship under the age of 20 years, in its second edition, which will be held there for the period from the seventeenth of this February to the fifth of next March and with the participation of 16 Arab teams.

"The tournament is an important preparation stage for the Asian finals and playing with teams from the African continent will benefit the players," the coach of the youth team, Qahtan Ghatheer, said in a special statement to the Iraqi News Agency (INA) today, Thursday. Time to prepare the team, finalize the starting lineup and choose the substitutes before the start of the competition. "

Jathir stressed that "the technical staff was hoping to establish at least one external camp before the start of the competition, but the conditions that the union and the administrative vacuum pass through after the resignation of all members prevented this," noting that "the technical staff was keen to work to raise the side Physical and technical for players to reach the required readiness before entering the tournament.”