We can play against any team in Asia, Al Soma – Egypttoday


CAIRO – 6 January 2019: Syria national team opens their participation at 2019 Asian Cup on Sunday when they face Palestine at Sharjah Stadium and Syrian striker, Omar Al Soma believes in his team’s ability to shine at the competition.

“I’m very excited, t’s my first time in a such a tournament and it’s very special to be here in the Emirates, which is a country I like very much.” Al Soma told the tournament official website on Saturday.

Syrian fans put all their hopes on Al Soma, the three-time Saudi Professional League top scorer, to lead the team to advanced stages at the competition.

Al Soma and his teammates impressed at 2018 FIFA World Cup Asian qualifiers and they were knocked out at the play-offs after losing to Australia.

Al Soma added “We are convinced that we are a strong team, especially in terms of fitness, and we are convinced that we can play against any team in Asia.”

Syria plays in Group B alongside Jordan, Australia and Palestine.


 




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