QSL side Al Arabi have been handed a major fitness boost aheaf of theeir round Al Arabi Senior Football Team regained the services of Brazilian striker Paulinho as well as midfielder Abdulla Maarafie ahead of the clash versus Al Shahania in Round 24 of the QSL. Both players joined the team training sessions following their long absence due to injury.
The return of Paulinho is very crucial for the Dream Team front line. Also, Abdulla Maarafie is one of the young and most influential players for his team.
Al Arabi continues their daily training sessions with the participation of all players except team captain Boualem Khokhi who joined the Qatar National Team as well as Omar Al Emadi and Abdulhadi Salah who joined Qatar National OlympicTeam.
The team technical staff led by the head coach Oswaldo Oliviera seeks to benefit of the current QSL stoppage period in order to improve the physical fitness level in preparation for the final rounds of the QSL. Al Arabi will confront Al Shahania in Round 24, followed by Al Rayyan in Round 25 and finally against Umm Salal in Round 26.
Al Arabi is in the 8th position with 27 points. The players resumed their training sessions last Wednesday following a ten-day rest.