Al Ain suffered a shocking 4-0 defeat to Ajman at Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium in matchweek 20 of the Arabian Gulf League on Saturday.
Al Ain stages its final meeting, the penultimate meeting of the UAE season, on Thursday evening with a seven-race card highlighted by the 1000m Al Ain Sprint.
Khalil drew first blood in the 31st minute to give Al Ahli lead. Dubai club maintained the lead till the half time.
A thrilling display of attacking football saw Al Duhail of Qatar and UAE’s Al Ain play out a 2-2 draw at Abdullah Bin Khalifa Stadium on Matchday three of the 2019 AFC Champions League Group C on Monday.
Racing at Al Ain on Thursday evening proved a memorable occasion for Omani apprentice Saif Al Balushi who partnered a double.
The 2018-19 season of the Arabian Gulf League is coming to an end. On Sunday, the teams fight for a different goal as they battle for a spot in next season’s AFC Champions League. Going into the final day of the UAE league season,
Al Wahda and Al Ain have sealed their qualification to the 2019/2020 AFC Champions League, while Al Jazira dropped to fifth place to miss out on next season’s Champions League.
Abdulla Naser Al Junaibi, Vice President of the UAE Football Association and Chairman of the UAE Pro League congratulated winners of the 2018-19 competitions.
Giovanni Sio netted a brace as Ittihad Kalba played out a 2-2 draw with Al Ain at Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium in the opening game of matchweek 23 of the Arabian Gulf League on Wednesday.
Esteghlal coach Farhad Majidi was full of praise for Al Ain fans on his return to the city where he won the AFC Champions League 16 years ago. A pacey and clinical striker at his peak, Majidi was a key member of the Al Ain side that lifted the inaugural AFC Champions League in 2002-03.