A strong start for "Dubai Knights" at the opening of the league

The newcomers lead Al-Ahly youth to victory over Ittihad Kalba

  • Brazilian Jes (right) scored the first goal for Shabab Al-Ahly and celebrated with Argentine Cartabia.

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Shabab Al-Ahly continued their superiority in direct confrontations with Al-Ittihad Kalba, and were able to win against them by three goals to none, in the match that brought them together, yesterday, at the Kalba Stadium, in the first round of the Arab Gulf League.

The match witnessed the superiority of the newcomers in Shabab Al-Ahly, as the Brazilian knights of Dubai scored Igor Jesus and Carlos Eduardo, while Walid Hussein scored the third goal, who scored for the first time in eight years in the league.

Shabab Al-Ahly dominated the course of the match, to the point that its goalkeeper, Majid Nasser, was not concerned about the attacks of Al-Ittihad Kalba except in minor cases because the defense line succeeded in limiting the attempts of the most dangerous players of the Togolese Kalba Union Malaba, while the Brazilian Al-Ahly player appeared as the best player in The match is a performance, as well as scoring a beautiful goal.

Shabab Al-Ahly opened the scoring of goals early, through Brazilian Igor Jesus, who succeeded in shaking the net of the Tigers, taking advantage of a cross from Abdulaziz Heikal in the fourth minute.

The first threat to the Kalba Federation was through a header by Mansour Abbas Al Balushi, a powerful shot that had Majid Nasser in the lookout (11), after that the Kalba players rushed to play in the middle of Shabab Al-Ahly stadium, after Al-Ittihad Kalba coach, the Uruguayan Jorge da Silva, changed The style of play with three attackers and its reliance on attacks from both sides, which cost him a torrent of counterattacks, as a result of which the player, Ittihad Kalba Sultan Al Zaabi, was expelled, after hindering the Brazilian Eduardo, to play Ittihad Kalba with 10 players starting from the 22nd minute.

Al-Ahly youth quickly benefited from the numerical shortage, and scored the second goal through Eduardo in the 24th minute, after following up on his colleague Igor Jesus's shot from Kalba goalkeeper Jamal Abdullah, who tackled again the header of the Brazilian player Cartabia (31).

The players of Shabab Al-Ahly demanded the referee of the match, Hamad Ali Youssef, to take a penalty, after Eduardo was fouled (56), but the referee did not count anything.

Abdulaziz Haykal tried to reach the Tigers' goal with a strong shot from outside the penalty area, which went over the crossbar (63), before Kartabiya paid the side of the Kalba Union (72), and before Shabab Al-Ahly scored the third goal through Walid Hussein with a shot from Outside the penalty area, Cartabia (76) made it for him, to end the match with a deserved victory for Shabab Al-Ahly.

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