Monday, 18 July 2016
Ahead of bottom-placed Pulau Pinang’s Super League match against fourth-placed T-Team, new head coach Nenad Bacina has said that their new signings; Jeong Seok-Min, Ranti Martins and Farisham Ismail will play in the match.
“Based on the needs of the team, I think that the presence of the three of them is important in order to plug the weaknesses in the team. Perhaps the lack of friendly matches have got many worrying about their performance and compatibility with the team, but rest assure they are all ready,” said the head coach as quoted by the team website.
He added that he is aiming for at least one point against T-Team, in the match that will be held at the Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah Stadium.
“We do not want to lose against T-Team, we must earn one point against them so that we improve our chances of leaving the relegation zone. However if we can win .. I will consider it a bonus and it’s definitely better for the team,” said the Croatian.
On that note, he also said that the team’s morale is good, and they are eager to play the Titans.
“We’ve held four friendly matches and observed many significant changes shown by the players as a whole. They’ve been able to follow the tactics as I expected and I hope it works out during the actual match.
“Now, their morale is high and I am glad as this is a good sign that we can produce the results,” added Bacina.
Source by: Goal.com