Al Wahda failed to find the back of the net during the rest of the second half, as Al Wasl sealed another victory over the Clarets to advance to the quarter final, where they will clash with Arabian Gulf League (AGL) reigning champions Sharjah.
The UAE Football Association (UAEFA) has allowed the professional clubs of country to temporarily deduct a maximum of 40 per cent of their players and coaches monthly salaries.
The UAE have sacked their Serbian coach Ivan Jovanovic without a single game in charge as his task of steering them to a pair of major tournaments was disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, the UAE Football Association (UAEFA) said on Monday.
The UAE Football Association, after assessing the situation with concerned entities, has decided to extend the suspension of football activities in the country until further notice as a precautionary measure. The decision will be reviewed after assessing the situation.
An upbeat Pinto said he is excited to be working as the new UAE coach and relishing the challenge of taking the team through to the next stage of the joint qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and 2023 AFC Asian Cup.
FIFA Chief Gianni Infantino and AFC President Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa hailed the UAEFA’s initiative for organising an international convention to discuss the future of football in the post pandemic era on Wednesday.
The UAEFA ended the weeks of speculation by formally announcing the appointment of globe-tottering Colombia’s Jorge Luis Pinto as the new UAE national team coach on Monday through their Twitter account.
The UAE sacked Jorge Luis Pinto just five months after his appointment as the national coach, it was announced by UAE FA on Monday. The contract was terminated with the mutual consent of both the parties after evaluating the performance of the team under the Colombian.
The association said that the attendees should be vaccinated and must show the letter (E) through the "Al Hosn" application, and those who show a "star" from clinical trials along with a negative PCR test for a period not exceeding 48 hours from the day of the match.