Due to their 2-0 loss to Australia (In Sidney) Mahdi Ali resigned as a coach of the UAE National Team.The defeat makes down all hopes of UAE to qualify for the world cup 2018 in Russia. Mahdi Ali explained that he did his best to do everything which he can use the tools he has. With The Whites four points behind Australia in third, with just three games remaining. Only the top two teams qualify automatically,while the third-placed side progresses to a cross-continental play-off.
Mahdi Ali About UAE National Team
“it is a critical moment for me,” Mahdi Ali told after the game. “I wish I could leave the national team in a better condition. On the other hand, this is life, and we have to agree to take it. I did my best among all the tools I had. I believe this is the height we can do. “I make an apology to all the fans, players plus staff. I thank them all as well. However, I think it is time for me to leave.” The 51 years old Emirate had been with the UAE set-up as a coach of youth team since 2004. Win the 2008 Asian Under-19 Championship and finish second at the 2010 Asian Games.
Mahdi Ali As Coach In Different Events
In 2012 he was encouraged to first team coach after receiving the Under-23 side into the Olympics. After that, he went to win the 2013 Gulf Cup in Bahrain. Besides completed third in the same tournament in Saudi Arabia after a year. Earlier also finishing third at the 2015 Asian Cup in Australia. Unluckily, his greatest moment in Asia ended much like his lowest go out on Tuesday. By way of a 2-0 defeat to Australia Down Under.
“I can’t criticize about anything that takes place.” Mahdi Ali declared. Of his tenure following the UAE’ current defeat to the Socceros’. “We don’t have such a large number of players within the selection. In the light off if you lose a player anytime. Finding another is hard. With this intention, and with the league we have, it’s tough to play with such big teams.”Ali confirmed that he resigned after the UAE’s 3-0 World Cup qualifying defeat away to Saudi Arabia in October. However convinced to stay on by the UAE Football Association. Ali was in charge of 65 games as a coach of the UAE. Win 40, along with 15 defeats and ten draws, on behalf of a win ratio of 61.53 percent.