Qatar Football AssociationNews
29.11.2015 3:31 in :

DOHA: New Al Sadd coach Jesualdo Ferreira yesterday said he is
committed to helping his side win titles again, saying he is ‘eyeing
success’ at Qatar’smostsuccessfulclub.

The former Zamalek coach has replaced Hussein Amute who was with the
side for the last three years.

“I am happy to come to Doha and this will be my first time here,” the
vastly experienced Portuguese coach said at his first media
conference.

“I hope to succeed with this side by getting desired results at all
events we play,” he added.

The 69-year-old was the assistant manager for the Portuguese national
team in the 1990s, and manager for the under-21 national team until
the 1999–00 season.

“Al Sadd is a new challenge for me. I hope I can lead the side to more
wins and we return to the top in Qatar Stars League (QSL),” he said.

“That will be our goal,” he said.

“I will need everyone’s support as we look to the future,” Ferreira said.

He said Al Sadd possessed ‘quality young talent’ and that he will work
on the new players at all levels.

He pointed out that he arrived in Doha four days ago and is gearing up
for the rest of the QSL season. Ferreira said Al Sadd will be
targetting to reaching the top in Asian Champions League.

Ferreira said: “Al Sadd has quality players and we won’t be looking at
new players.”

The Portuguese praised Qatar’s preparation to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

“I have seen the work going on at Khalifa International Stadium which
will be a masterpiece of a sports venue when completed,” he said.

Ferreira said he expected Qatar to be ready much before the start of
the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

“I would urge the fans to stand behind this great team and the players
to focus on playing well and giving their best,” he said.