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
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.
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.
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.
A backlash from their fans had put them on the backfoot after the India game, but as Pakistan cruised towards victory against South Africa in their World Cup game at the Lord's on Sunday, they also found support from Indians fans.
After the toss was delayed 10 minutes by light rain, Naib called correctly and opted to take advantage of murky conditions that could help his bowlers.
Trophies and personal souvenirs belonging to German tennis star Boris Becker will be auctioned online from Monday by British firm Wyles Hardy to partially clear the bankrupt champion's debts.