Players of Sharjah and Bani Yas in action during their Arabian Gulf Cup match.
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.
Mohammed Saeed’s extra time goal helped Emirates beat Ittihad Kalba 1-0 to enter the quarter-finals of the President’s Cup at the Emirates Club Stadium in Ras Al Khaimah on Sunday.
Top teams of the UAE are lurking to launch an assault on the title in the new season of the Adnoc Pro League, which kicks off on Thursday.
The total prize money pool is $10 million for the tournament, the same which was given in the 2015 and 2019 editions of the competition. The runners-up of 2023 Men’s ODI World Cup will receive $2 million, while the losing semi-finalists will get $800,000 each.
The duo of the Saudi Al-Nassr Club team, the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo and the Senegalese Sadio Mane, caught the attention during the celebration of National Day in the Kingdom.
India's young openers ensured an easy five-wicket win over Australia after pacer Mohammed Shami took five wickets to restrict visitors at 276 in the first one-day international in Mohali on Friday.