The international striker, Yasser Al Qahtani 28 years old is expected to reach UAE on Wednesday at 9:00 PM through Dubai International Airport to join Al Ain football first team officially for one season lent from Al Helal club. the player with be welcomed warmly by the media and the fans at the moment of his arrival.
Al Helal Club Management announced that they reached a compromise with Al Ain Club Management after serious negotiations for the players move to Al Ain. Due to this deal, Al Ain won one of the best strikers in Asia and the Arab Gulf area, which will help Al Ain in the challenge way within the new season.
The deal of Yasser Al Qahtani is the second one made between the Asian football champions after the deal of Mirel Radoi at the end of the last season. Al Ain, however, is expected to announce about the third foreign player.
Al Qahtani is the Asian player waited so long by the fans who will be a great help to Al Ain in the coming season which could lead to winning the titles again after the hard times lived by the team last season.
Al Qahtani moved to Al Helal Club in 2005 from Saudi Al Qadesyah Club and after six seasons with Al Helal he now moves to Al Ain.
The player won the title of the league three times in 2008-2010-2011. Also he won the Crown Prince Cup five times in 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 in addition to Prince Faisal Cup for one time in 2006.
Al Qahtani has started playing internationally with Saudi International Team since 2002 and won Arab Cup in 2002 and Gulf Cup in 2003 and he played in the World Cup 2006.
Personally Al Qahtani won the best player prize of Asia in 2007.
Praise of the Board of Directors
The negotiations of Al Qahtani deal was led by H.E. Mohammed Obeid Hammad, Al Ain football first team Supervisor who was praised by Sheikh Abdullah Mohd Khalid S Al Nahyan, Al Ain Club Chairman, during the introductory conference of Mirel Radoi. H.E was praised due to his great efforts he paid during the negotiations for getting the Romanian player, Radoi, and finally we have him in Al Ain. Hammad continued successfully negotiating with Al Helal Club for getting the loved player in the Arab and the Gulf area, Yasser Al Qahtani, and finally Hammad reached a happy end which pleased Al Ain fans and increased their will to see their team with the new style in the coming season.