Sheikh Mohamed and Turki Al Sheikh (left) present the trophy to Etoile’s Yassine Chikhaoui (centre) during a presentation ceremony. Agence France-Presse
Al Ain extended their winless run to four games as they fell to a shocking 2-0 defeat against Bani Yas at Bani Yas Stadium in matchweek 22 of the Arabian Gulf League (AGL) on Saturday.
Al Jazira head coach Damien Hertog says his team is more than capable of maintaining their recent momentum when they face Dibba in Friday’s Arabian Gulf League clash.
The 2019 AFC Champions League group stage enters the decisive phase with eight matches taking place across West Asia in Matchday Four on Monday and Tuesday.
“To all my friends in Dubai and the UAE, this is a really difficult moment and we need to take care of us and others as well,” said Figo.
“It was a great relief to see him deliver last start after the trouble he’d encountered at his previous two,” said trainer James Cummings.
The Premier League has been postponed until at least April 30 because of the pandemic and it is feared the season will be delayed again when English football’s stakeholders meet to discuss the crisis on Friday.