Al Ain’s Jamal Ibrahim (left) vies for the ball with Al Duhail’s Ahmed Yasser during their AFC Champions League Group C match. Agence France-Presse
Yaqoub Al Bloushi scored in both nets as Ittihad Kalba drew 1-1 with leaders Sharjah at Kalba Union Sports and Cultural Stadium in matchweek 22 of the Arabian Gulf League on Friday.
The 2018/19 season saw Ali Mabkhout equal an eight-year UAE league goalscoring record but the prolific Al Jazira striker insists he is more concerned about team success than personal accolades.
An added-time goal from Leonardo sealed a 2-1 comeback win for UAE’s Al Wahda against Qatar’s Al Rayyan on Matchday three of the AFC Champions League Group B on Tuesday. The two sides went into the fixture level on three points, with goal difference favouring Al Wahda.
Sharjah remained winless for the third game in a row as they played out a 2-2 draw with Dibba at Khalid bin Mohammed Stadium in matchweek 23 of the Arabian Gulf League on Friday. Dibba kicked off the game strongly and found themselves 1-0 up after only eight minutes.
Sheikh Mansoor takes over the patronage of the Tour’s final Rolex Series event from Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, whom he has replaced as chairman of the Dubai Sports Council.
Scheduled to be held on Feb.19, the RAK Half Marathon — termed as the world’s fastest half marathon — has also enticed a tantalising field of top road runners, including 2020 London Marathon champion Brigid Kosgei.
Next week’s Golf in Dubai Championship presented by DP World will be held over the Fire course from Wednesday, Dec.2 to Saturday, Dec.5.