Words: ACFC Media
Wednesday 29 November 2017
DUBAI, UAE - Welcome to the Dubai Sports City complex in Dubai, UAE, as we bring you live updates from the Navy Blues first friendly match ahead of the FIFA Club World Cup against First Division club Al-Ittihad SC.
The Navy Blues landed in the UAE just over a day ago and have trained twice prior to this game so expect to see the full use of coach Ramon Tribulietx's squad as the players get their first opportunity to shake the 17-hour flight out of their legs.
Micah Lea'alafa has yet to arrive in the UAE ahead of the match while Mario Bilen continues to rehabilitate his knee injury in a race to be fit for the start of the FIFA Club World Cup.
If selected for this prestige friendly, Albert Riera will become the seventh member of the current squad to cross the 100 game mark for the club.
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