Romanian coach Daniel Isaila will take charge of Bani Yas from August. File
Shabab Al Ahli extended their lead at the top of the Arabian Gulf League table after a hard-fought 3-2 victory against Sharjah at Rashid Stadium in matchweek 13 on Friday.
Both Shabab Al Ahli and Sharjah did try to break the deadlock but the former were more aggressive as they created more chances in the first-half.
Sharjah will look to consolidate their lead on the top of the standings with a victory over Al Ain in their 16th round match of Arabian Gulf League (AGL) on Saturday. A total of four matches will be held on day one of matchweek 16th of the AGL.
Defending champions Shabab Al Ahli coach Mahdi Ali is looking to book their berth in the final of the President’s Cup with a win over Bani Yas on Monday. In the other last-four clash, Sharjah will take on Al Nasr to vie for a place in the final of the
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