Shabab Al Ahli’s players celebrate after their victory on Wednesday.
She is Modhi Al Ali, a young Emirati girl who has become part of Manchester City FC’s global campaign to get more women playing football.
Matchweek 20 of the Arabian Gulf League (AGL) is scheduled to kick off on Friday, with four games to be played on the opening day before resuming with three other games on Saturday.
Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal, champions of 2016, started their campaign in the 9th Dubai International Football Championship U16 with a stunning 3-2 win over Borussia Dortmund, the team they had defeated in the final of the sixth edition.
Shabab Al Ahli will be flying the UAE flag when the four semi-finalists of the 9th Dubai International Football Championship U-16 square off on Wednesday evening at the Maktoum Bin Rashid Stadium in Al Mamzar. Shabab Al Ahli, who finished second in Group A behind 2016 champions Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia,
Sharma's 140 was the centrepiece of India's 336 for five at Old Trafford as they looked to make it seven wins out of seven against Pakistan at the World Cup.
The 30-year-old reached the landmark in his 222nd innings, surpassing Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar, who crossed the 11,000-run mark in 276 innings.
Recalling his cricketing career, Khan — one of the greatest all-rounders in the game's history — said: "I assumed success was 70 per cent talent and 30 per cent (in the) mind.