Doha: Rodrigo Tabata is looking forward to a successful return with Al Sadd after rejoining the reigning Qatar Stars League champions.
“I’m extremely happy to return to the team and I promise everyone that I will give all that I can,” said Brazilian Tabata to the Al Sadd website. “I hope that I can fulfill the expectations of the club administration and the fans who want a lot from me.”
The 39-year-old attacking midfielder said his knowledge of the club and the players will help him adapt quickly.
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“I played with most of the players when I was with the team back in 2014 and I know them well,” he said. “They also know my style and this means that I will adapt quickly.
“Al Sadd still have tough matches ahead, whether domestically or in the AFC Champions League, we should all put in a great effort,” he said. “Al Sadd have good players, who also have great experience.”
Tabata, who joined Al Sadd after the expiry of his contract with Al Rayyan, had his first training session with the club on Sunday.
The session was conducted by head coach Xavi, who made a return after recovering from the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Photo: Al Sadd
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