The Brazilian Marcelo Camacho, the former Saudi Al-Ahly and Al-Shabab player, confirmed that he does not wish the western team to be relegated to the first division, adding that poor planning was a factor in his arrival to the lower positions.
Al-Ahly faces the risk of relegation to the first division, as it is in the fourteenth place, a point behind the remaining centers, after losing in the penultimate round of Al-Raed by three goals without a response.
The Brazilian midfielder participated in the Al Hilal club shirt between 2004 and 2006 before playing with Al Shabab in two periods from 2007 to 2011 and in the 2012-2013 season. 2009 and the same tournament with Al-Ahly in 2012.
Camacho revealed in statements to “Al Arabiya.net” that one of the reasons for the absence of the Al-Ahly team from the podiums for several years is due to poor planning because it is one of the most important things that contribute to the success of the clubs.
Camacho added: “Planning for me means a good selection of foreign and Saudi players, as well as a good selection of the different teams in the club.”
Camacho confirmed that he will encourage Al-Ahly in his fateful meeting with Al-Shabab in the last round of the Mohammed bin Salman Professional Cup, “In this case, I will encourage Al-Ahly so that it does not fall to the first division, Al-Ahly is too big for something like this to happen to him.”
Camacho added about the competition for the league championship, saying that Al Hilal “was far from Al Ittihad by a large point, and I do not think that it will abandon the championship.”
Camacho concluded that the Saudi League has become very attractive to watch, not only because of the large number of foreigners, but also because the emerging teams have become strong, in addition to the Saudi players are now fighting to secure their positions.