Gianni Infantino speaks during an event. File
Bani Yas' Brazilian midfielder Joao Pedro's goal in the 41st minute it was that reduced the margin for Bani Yas and kept them in the match. The scoreline at the end of the first half stayed the same with Al Jazira leading Bani Yas 2-1.
Both teams had to complete the game with 10 men each, as Ajman’s Abdulrahman Rakan was sent off in the 72nd minute and Khorfakkan’s Abdulazeiz Esmaeil was sent off three minutes later.
The Club World Cup will feature European Champions, Chelsea; African Champions, Al Ahly; Jazira, the host nation’s league champion, who captured last season’s Arabian Gulf League, and other continental club champions.
It is the second year the Kooyong Classic, normally played in the weeks leading up to the season-opening Grand Slam, has been scrapped because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The ERA announced several ground-breaking initiatives ahead of the start of the season on Oct.29, including a programme that seeks to nurture Emirati management talent in the sector in an effort to advance the development of the sport in the UAE.
Gaining worldwide recognition, the Fujairah Chess and Culture Club was declared as hosts for 45th World Chess Solving Championship, scheduled to take place next year.
Spinners Mujeeb-Ur-Rahman and Rashid Khan wreaked havoc as Afghanistan trampled a hapless Scotland by 130 runs in their opening T20 World Cup match in Sharjah on Monday. The spin duo shared nine wickets between them as Afghanistan skittled out