The last group stage match of APL 2018 Rahmani foundation will be held at the Football federation stadium today, 18th October 2018, at 05:30 pm. Oqaban Hindukosh, the central zone representative will face Toofan Harirod, the representative of west zone.
Toofan played their first group stage match against Simorgh Alborz and defeated their rivals with 1 – 0 result, and defeated De Maiwand Atalan with 3 – 0 result in the sixth group stage match. But Oqaban Hindukosh conceded its first match in the APL 2018 Rahmani Foundation, the second group stage match, to Runner ups of last year, De Maiwand Atalan with 2 – 0 result and later on, as of failing to maintain their 1 – 0 lead in the first half in the 8th group stage match against Simorgh, and was defeated with 3 – 1 result, whilst, Simorgh itself increased its chance to escalate to the Semi-finals but got ceased by Atalan in the group stage.
Oqaban Hindukosh has no chances to escalate to the semi-finals, however, a positive result from this game can make a significant difference in their records and can be useful for the recovery of the players.
“Since we have already moved to the semi-finals as the first team in our respective group, therefore we are trying to give a chance to the players who haven’t been in the composition of the team in the previous two games. We are totally ready. We have been carrying out our trainings constantly every day, we are hoping that our players will play with very high morale tomorrow.” Said Mr. Hameed Massoudi, the coach of Toofan Harirod.
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