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.
Members of the ex-presidents club pose together for pictures. They smile and pat each other on the back while milling around historic events, or sit somberly side by side at VIP funerals. They take on special projects together. They rarely criticize one another and tend to offer even fewer harsh words
Al Habtoor’s leading player Facuno Solo could not have hit peak form at a better time as he scored a stunning hat-trick in a tense final chukker to help his team defeat a gritty Bangash 12-9 in the 20th HH President of the UAE Polo Cup.
`Tiger Woods’ US team staged a stirring late comeback to stay in the hunt at the Presidents Cup on Friday after the tournament appeared to be slipping away.
Khalil drew first blood in the 31st minute to give Al Ahli lead. Dubai club maintained the lead till the half time.
Another two days of intense jiu-jitsu action culminated on Saturday night with mighty Baniyas Club and Sharjah Self-Defence Sports Club winning the Men’s and Women’s divisions respectively at the Jiu-Jitsu President’s Cup for Under-18s.
As many as six teams, comprising some of the best Emirati and international players, will be seen in action in the tournament. The President of the UAE Cup offers a lucrative purse of Dhs500,000.
Al Ain opened the scoring through Kodjo Laba of Togo to break the deadlock in the dying moments of the first-half. Fifteen minutes after the break, Gillberto slotted home the equalisier to restore the parity for Al Wasl.
Both Sasa Ivkovic and Nicholas Gimenez were on target as Bani Yas ended Ittihad Kalba’s run-up in the quarter-final of the President’s Cup with a 2-0 victory on Sunday.