Players in action during a Sharjah Club International Tournament match.
Keeping the clean sheet, Sharjah Club managed to hold Al Wasl at Sharjah Club International Tournament match played at the Sharjah Sports Club on Monday.
Despite enjoying a majority of ball possession, Al Wasl failed to break the deadlock. Sharjah Club also had chances in the second-half but failed to convert any.
In another match, producing another superb performance, Egyptian club Zamalek edged past Jordanian club Al Wehdat 1-0 in a thrilling encounter. Al Arabi Kuwait pipped Khorfakkan 1-0 to collect full points.
Earlier on Sunday, Sharjah Club and Egyptian club Zamalek played a goalless draw. Both teams tried hard to gain an upper hand during the match but tough defence and alert goalkeepers from Sharjah and Zamalek thwarted all the attempts.
Bouncing back from the opening day drubbing, Khorfakkan downed Al Wehdat of Jordan 3-0.
Khorfakkan started well and were 1-0 up after few minutes of the game. Later, two goals in the second-half helped Khorfakkan grab full points.
Al Wasl overcame the spirited challenge from Al Arabi Kuwait 3-2.
Sponsored by Sharjah Sports Council, Sharjah Sports Club, Fast Building Contracting Company and Air Arabia, the nine-a-side U-14 tournament kicked off on Saturday and has attracted teams from UAE, Egypt and Kuwait.
Former UAE national team player Abdulrahman Al Haddad graced the occasion.
Hailing the level of the tournament, Haddad said: “The popularity of the event has been rising steadily over the years.
“Through this championship, many young soccer players are being groomed to excel in national and regional competitions, across sports disciplines,” added Haddad, who played for the UAE at the 1990 FIFA World Cup finals.
He has also played as a centre back for the Sharjah club. Tournament director Tareq Salim Abdullah Saeed Al Khanbashi was pleased with the response the competition evoked from junior teams from across the UAE, Egypt and Kuwait.
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.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces crowned Tunisia’s Etoile du Sahel Zayed Champions Cup winners after the Tunisian club dashed Saudi Arabia giants Al Hilal’s dream of an unprecedented clean sweep of trophies.
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.
Organised under the aegis of Dubai Sports Council, the events attracted more than 25,000 in-person spectators, including thousands of boisterous supporters at the IPL finale.
The highly-anticipated card will take place at MotoSpace on Friday, November 26, and will be broadcast live in the US on ESPN+ in association with Top Rank, and worldwide on IFL TV.
In addition, on December 4th and 5th, fans will be able to watch the “Sleeping Beauty” ice show, directed by Olympic figure skating champion, Tatiana Navka, the Olympic champion in figure skating.