Al Ain new GK Khalid Issa expressed his gratitude and appreciation to H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the National Security Advisor, Vice-Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, Al Ain Club First Deputy President and Honorary Board Deputy President, and H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs of UAE and Al Jazira Club President, for facilitating his move to Al Ain.
The player showed pleasure as he joined Al Ain considering it as a dream for every player in gulf area, and wishing to be as the expectations of Al Ain nation who trusted him. “I thank Allah for joining a club like Al Ain and I wish to be as good as the administration and the fans expectations.”
Asked about if he left Al Jazira and if he couldn’t be ahead of Ali Khusaif and he said: “I have a good bond with Ali and we are friends and colleagues. I made use of being close to him and I think it was hard for me to be ahead in Al Jazira and even here it won’t be easy since there are good GKs like Daoud and Al Mas.
“I wish to win the third title of league for Al Ain and I wish to be in the national team.”