Marcelo Grohe, Al Ittihad Jeddah goalkeeper, confirmed that they are working to achieve the Saudi League title this season, and admitted that luck helped him in addressing Hamdallah’s penalty in his team’s match against Al-Nasr.
The Brazilian goalkeeper said in an interview with the “In the Goal” program on Wednesday: We will work to achieve the title this season. I think we have a strong group of players, and the coronation will be a fair thing for us after the efforts we have made. The fans are very important in this period.
He added, “Escape from relegation was difficult moments for us, but we were able to stay with the strength of the group, including players, technical staff and others. The specter of relegation was hanging over the club’s atmosphere.”
And about the penalty kick that he saved in front of Al-Nasr, he stated: I knew that Hamdallah would take the penalty in this way, because we always analyze the opponent in all respects with the technical staff, and I watched videos of the player, I felt something different that he would take the kick in the middle of the goal, and I was lucky. .
Grohe touched on renewing his contract with Al-Ittihad, saying: “I am very happy to renew my contract with Al-Ittihad, and regarding Saud Abdul Hamid’s transfer to Al Hilal, I knew that he had not been renewed for the club and my teammates told me after a training session, on Wednesday, and I believe that in football, decisions must be made for our future.” He is a great player and participates with the Saudi national team, and he led the team in the Arab Cup, and this matter concerns the player, and if he was in the Federation, he would have helped us a lot.
Al-Ittihad goalkeeper praised the level of the Saudi League, and added: For me, Romarinho is one of the best strikers, and Ahmed Hegazy gives me confidence when he plays in front of me, and he is very special and my relationship with him is strong, and I am happy to play alongside him.