Xenia Sports – Cairo
Fans of Emirati football await four strong confrontations on Friday evening, as the strongest confrontations between Al-Jazira and Al-Wahda will be at Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium, at exactly nine o’clock UAE local time.
Al-Jazirah is seeking to restore the tone of the victories, after leaving the President’s Cup, by losing in front of Al Dhafra with a clean goal. The team, nicknamed “Abu Dhabi Pride”, has 17 points and ranks behind the leaders Sharjah.
Omar Abdel-Rahman “Amouri” and Nigerian Emo Ezekiel will be absent from Al-Jazeera in this difficult confrontation due to the injury, while the position of the attacker Ali Mabkhout appears to be ambiguous so far, due to his suffering from injury, during the meeting of Al Dhafra in the President’s Cup.
While Al-Wehda is also seeking to come out with a positive result, and overcoming the crisis of its recent loss in front of Al-Nasr by penalties in the President’s Cup, where the team made good performances since the beginning of the league, but the team suffers severely from repeated injuries in the ranks of the team, especially Slovenian Matavz, who was unable to complete a match The previous cup came out injured, and it is not known whether he could join the match.
In another confrontation, Bani Yas, who is seventh with 13 points, comes to the bottom of the standings Hatta with one point.
Hatta is seeking to achieve his first victory of the season, while Bani Yas enters the match with high spirits, after overcoming the hurdle of Arabism with Ahmed Shehda’s double, and qualified for the quarter-finals of the Cup.
In the third confrontation, the sixth-placed Shabab Al-Ahly gathered with 16 points, in front of its guest Al Dhafra, who is ranked tenth with 11 points, which will be held at Rashid Stadium.
Dubai Knights are trying to restore the tone of the victories in the league championship, after the draw against Sharjah in the last round, while Al Dhafra enters with high spirits after qualifying difficult for the quarter-finals of the President’s Cup after defeating Al Jazira with one goal.
The fourth confrontation will be between Khor Fakkan and its guest, Ittihad Kalba, in the East Coast Derby.
Kalba wants to compensate for his exit from the President’s Cup at the hands of the Emirates, while Khor fakkan, seeks to enhance his score of points, investing his previous victory over Hatta with a score of 3-2.
Khorfakkan is ranked 11th with only 5 points, while Ittihad Kalba ranks eighth with 13 points.