‘UAE Ronaldo’ states to defeat U23 Vietnam in AFC U23 Championship 2020

Author: Amelia
14:33 | 08/01/2020

‘UAE Ronaldo’ Ali Saleh hopes to score and defeats U23 Vietnam in the opening match of AFC U23 Championship 2020.

In the opening match AFC U23 Championship 2020 finals, runner-up U23 Vietnam will take on UAE. This match will decide the top spot of group D as these are considered two strongest teams.

Speaking before the match between u23 Vietnam vs U23 UAE, young forward Alia Saleh highly rates Vietnam yet stresses to earn three points from the ‘Golden Dragon’.

“Group D has many strong teams and all of them want to win ticket to Olympic Tokyo 2020. Both Jordan, North Korea and Vietnam are ambitious to win this. That is why UAE must put highest effort on this goal,” said Ali Saleh.

Ali wants to thrash Vietnam’s U23s in the opening match.

"U23 UAE are well-prepared both physically and mentally. I will try to bring goals for the home team. We want to make fans’ dream come true, to win ticket to the Olymic Tokyo 2020.”

Forward Ali Saleh, 20, is playing for Al Wasl  in the Pro League. UAE scores 10 goals in 33 matches in season 2019. He is the bright star and called UAE Ronaldo’.

U23 Vietnam is set to face UAE (Jan 10), Jordan (Jan 13) and North Korea (Jan 16).

>>> U23 UAE plays a friendly with a Thailand club before facing U23 Vietnam in the opening match

>>> UAE midfielder criticizes Bert van Marwijk for defeat against Vietnam

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