In a friendly experience of heavy caliber, Al-Bataeh lost his second preparatory experience to Sharjah 1-0, during the confrontation that took place between them in Austria, the headquarters of the two teams’ camp in preparation for the new football season.
The technical director of Al-Bataeh, Merle Radwi, pushed a squad consisting of: Zayed Al-Hammadi, Denny Burgess, Petros Bommal, Muhammad Ahmed, Ahmed Al-Zeyoudi, Muhammad Rashid Al-Hammadi, Issa Ahmed, Hamad Al-Balushi, Siko Baba, Abdullah Al-Naqbi and Anatol Abang, while Ibrahim Issa also participated as a substitute. For Zayed Al-Hammadi, Radwi Rashad Muhair replaced Ahmed Al-Zeyoudi, Hamad Al-Balushi came out, Meliki replaced him, and the second session witnessed the exit of Ibrahim Issa and the entry of Rashid Abdullah. Allah Al-Rifai in the second half, instead of Muhammad Ahmed.
Sharjah scored its goal through the Brazilian Luan Pereira, and the match witnessed great seriousness from the two teams, as the match took on a competitive nature, and not everyone who watched it felt that it was friendly, which made it bring great technical benefit to Al-Bataeh.
Al-Bataeh will play a third preparatory match against the Qatari Al-Ahly team on August 3, while he will conclude his matches on August 8 before returning to the country to continue preparing for the next edition of the Andoc Professional League.