The Kalba Ittihad player, Togolese Penel Mlapa, and Ajman striker William Ouso, grabbed the attention in the Arabian Gulf Football League, topping the competition's top scorers list with three goals each after the end of the second round of the competition. Absconded.
Malaba, 28, moved to the Kalba federation during the summer transfer window from Dutch club Venlo on a two-year contract, while Ajman Club managed to sign Ghanaian William Ouso (29 years), from Royal Antwerp of Belgium, after having undergone experiments. Professional at Royal Sport Club, Sporting Lisbon, and Portuguese Brugge.
Mullaba and Ousu managed to dominate the list of goalscorers with the presence of Argentine Tigali, who has been the league's top scorer on two occasions in the last four seasons, and Ali Mabkhout, who won the runners-up last season and the tournament's top scorer in 2016-2017.
Mellapa was able to assert himself quickly when he managed to score two goals against Al Ain during the opening round of the league, as his team could and thanks to the two goals to draw a point without the intervention of young defender Said Juma, who scored in the fifth and last minute of time in stoppage time , To lead Al Ain to a precious victory over Al Ittihad Kalba 3-2.
Mellaba returned to embarrass one of the top teams in the Arabian Gulf League when he scored a goal against champions Sharjah before losing 3-1.
The Ajman striker was no less glowing than Mlapa, as the player managed to score his strong presence in the game Bani Yas held in Al Shamkha and scored two goals, giving his team progress every time, but the hosts managed to draw 2-2.
The Ghanaian returned to the brilliance in the second game, within three minutes managed to score the equalizer against the brigadier three minutes after the lead by Brandley Coase.
Al Ain striker Laba Kodjo Vodo, the next leader of Morocco's Berkane Berda, announced his intention to compete for the top scorer in the competition.He is the second highest scorer with two goals scored against Kalba and Al Wasl.
Laba was named last season as the best foreign player in the Moroccan league for the 2018-2019 season.
For his part, former Al Wasl team manager, Bader Hareb, stressed that the brilliance of Mlapa and Ousso and their competition in the title of the league's top scorer is not surprising for him. "There is no longer a weak team in the tournament, especially after all the clubs have chosen their players very carefully and are looking for good quality, whether from local elements or foreign professionals," he told Emirates Today.
He added: «If we follow the preparations of Hatta and Khorfakkan, for example, as they are rising this season to the professional league, we will find that they brought players from large clubs and sold in the professional league, this did not exist before, as the rising teams keep their players who have promoted them for that "They don't look great, and they often return to the amateur league quickly."
“I do not expect Moulaba and Ouso to be a mere breakthrough,” said Badr Hareb. The Egyptian Ayman Al-Ramadi, who depends on the defense and exploitation of the feedbacks as well as the presence of distinctive elements, whether midfielder Hassan Abdel Rahman or Brazilian Vieira ».
Hareb ruled out that Al-Wahda striker Tigali will miss the top scorers this season. "Tigale is a great scorer who in many matches can score two or three goals, and his competition with Ali Mabkhout for the title of scorers will be inevitable," he said.
Scorers list in the last 4 seasons
The unit has 26 goals.
2017 - 2018 - Marcus Berg
Al Ain striker «25 goals».
2016 - 2017 - Ali Mabkhout
Al Jazira striker «33 goals».
2015 - 2016 - Tigale striker
The unit has 25 goals.