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Grafite talks about his expectative at Al-Ahli

Grafite left Wolfsburg for the EUA League last month
After his recent signing at Al-Alhi, the Brazilian Grafite is currently in Prague for the pre-season. He shared his feelings and expectative for the coming for the coming season. The pressure is tough on his shoulders as the club president said he could see him score 20 goals in the coming year.


His arrival: “I had a very warm welcome: the presentation was marvellous, in the highest building in the world, and it is a good feeling to know that your work his valorised. I’m adapting to the country, to a new football style. I admit that it is not very easy. It’s quite difficult to adapt but slowly but surely we getting there.” 


Pre-season: “so far so good! I’m getting to know my new teammates and they get to know me as well. It was important in order to adapt with the style which is very different from Europe. The level is very different but the it is a good league and the club is strengthening itself in order to have a good season.” 


Goals: “Come back to a good level, score goals and help the team to make this season a good one. The team is investing a lot to win the title and they count on me and the other newcomers to help. The president asked me for 20 goals I want to honour my promise.” 


The other brazilian: Jaja, also a Brazilian is the other striker of the club: “Our partnership should be find. We are getting to know each other on and off the pitch. We are going to work a lot and try to do our best.” 


Source: Leonardo Scheinkman


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