Our team player Edmilson da Silva, who was selected by the technical committee to win Man of the Match award, confirmed his thrill with this victory achieved this evening over Al Rayyan in the AFC Champions League. The player said in the post match press conference: An important victory, and I am happier because I returned from injury and contributed with my teammates to achieving victory and qualifying to the AFC Champions League quarterfinal round.
Edmilson said: I have been playing here for 5 years and participated in most of the team’s matches in the Champions League, and now there has been a big change in the team. There is a new technical staff and distinguished players. It is time to be present in the final match as we are working hard for this.