«White» gathers today in preparation for the Tajikistan and Thailand Meals
National team coach Arruabarrena has called up 25 players for the Abu Dhabi camp. From the source
The UAE national football team will launch an internal camp in Abu Dhabi that will continue until 28 February, during which it will play two friendly matches against Tajikistan and Thailand on 25 and 28 respectively at Al Nahyan Stadium at Al Wahda Club. The gathering comes as part of the team's preparations for the upcoming events, most notably the 2023 AFC Asian Cup. This is the team's first gathering following their last participation in the Arabian Gulf Cup, which was held in Iraq last January and was eliminated in the first round.
The team is scheduled to perform its daily training at the Abu Dhabi Cricket Club. The coaching staff, led by Argentine coach Arruabarrena, announced the selection of 25 players in the new list, which witnessed the return of Al Jazira striker and top scorer Ali Mabkhout, and Al Ain player Bandar Al Ahbabi.
The list of players included: Khalid Issa, Ali Khasif, Khalid Al-Sinani, Shaheen Abdulrahman, Khalifa Al-Hammadi, Waleed Abbas, Abdulsalam Mohammed, Khalid Al-Dhanhani, Ahmed Jameel, Abdullah Idris, Bandar Al-Ahbabi, Bilal Abdullah, Abdullah Hamad, Majid Rashid, Abdullah Ramadan, Hussein Mahdi, Mohammed Abdul Basit, Ali Saleh, Tahnoon Al-Zaabi, Fabio de Lima, Harib Abdullah, Yahya Al-Ghassani, Caio Canedo, Ali Mabkhout and Sultan Adel.