Hassan Khalifa, coach of Al Ittihad Club’s first football team, surprised the team’s players with an unexpected decision after defeating Abha Club in the Saudi Professional League Roshan Championship in the current 2023-2024 sports season.
The Tigers battalion was able to defeat their counterpart Abha with a score of 4-2 in the match held at the Abdullah Al Faisal Stadium, as part of the thirteenth round of the Saudi Arabian Roshan Professional League Championship.
French player Karim Benzema opened the scoring in the 38th minute of the first half, scoring Dean’s first goal from the penalty spot.
Abha’s Karl Ekambi then came back to equalize in the 52nd minute, but the Tigers were back in the lead thanks to his player Coronado, who scored the second goal in the 54th minute.
In the 67th minute, French star Karim Benzema increased the lead with his third goal against Abhi, then Karim Benzema scored his team’s fourth goal in the 69th minute.
But the southern leader’s players did not despair: player Fahd Al-Jumaya reduced the difference for Abhi, scoring the second goal in the 85th minute of the match.
Al Ittihad coach surprised players with this decision after defeating Abha
And after the victory Dean In Abha, team coach Hassan Khalifa decided to rest the players for a period of five days due to the suspension of the Saudi Professional League championship for a period of two weeks during the next FIFA period.