UAE Defeats KSA in A friendly Game
Dubai /Friday, May 11th, 2018: UAE has achieved 1 – nil victory over KSA in the friendly game held yesterday at Maktoum bin Rashid Stadium within the team preparation for 18th Asian Games Indonesia 2018. The only goal was scored by the player Omar Rabie Juma at minute 71.
The head Coach, Skorza exalted the players’ level and harmony in spite of the short period during which they share the training. He affirmed that the team includes skillful players and we still have a lot of work ahead.
The coach has engaged a line up included, Sultan Al Munzeri, Ahmed Rashid, Majid Sorour, Ali Aid, Jasem Yaqoob, Abdulaziz Al Kaabi, Abdulla Alnaqbi, Abdulla Juma, Hamad Jasem, Hussein Abdulla and Ahmed Rabie, in addition to Abdulla Jasem, Ismail Khamis, Mohamed Khalfan, Mohamed Hilal, Omar Juma Rabie, Mohamed Al Neimi, Yousuf Abdulkarim, Hasan Hamza, Abdulla Al Kerbi, Zayed Al Hammadi, Khalid Ibrahim and Ibrahim Leshkuri in the substitutes bench.
The teams shared equal performance in the 1st half, but UAE was able to reach KSA goal in several occasions due to pressure imposed by the trio, Ali Aid, Jasem Yaqoob and Hussein Abdulla.
In the 2nd half, UAE demonstrated attacking superiority and succeeded in scoring the opener by the player Omar Juma Rabie at minute 71 securing a win for UAE. Both teams will play another friendly game next Sunday at Maktoum bin Rashid Stadium.