Inaugural Round of 1st Division League
Dubai / Friday, November 3rd, 2017: Kalba Union achieved a 1 – nil victory over RAK in the inaugural round of 1st Division League, Baniyas defeated Dibba Al Hassin with same score, while Al Dhaid match versus Khorfakan was ended in 1 -1 draw.
The 1st half of Kalba Union and RAK game was mediocre with slight attacking advantages for Kalba, so it was ended in a goalless draw.
In the 2nd half the play was restricted in the midfield, until Tiago Silva succeeded Kalba only goal and ended the game with pale win.
In the second game, Baniyas achieved a 1 – nil win over Dibba Al Hissin from an opposite goal from the opponent defender at minute 32. It was very aggressive game that witnessed 6 cautions for Baniyas players.
The other game of this round between Al Dhaid and Khorfakan was ended in 1 – 1 draw. It was an equal game dominated by rival.