4 matches in the round of 16

A "new victory" threatens Sharjah's title in the cup

  • Al-Nasr is betting on the new deals to overtake Sharjah, the "title holder".

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The round of 16 matches for the President’s Cup competition will start with four matches, the Emirates will gather with Al-Ahly youth, Al-Dhafra with Bani Yas, Al-Hamriya with Ajman, and Sharjah with Al-Nasr, while the final price matches will be completed tomorrow with four confrontations as well, so Khorfakkan will meet Al-Ain, and the Gulf champions with Al-Jazira. Ittihad Kalba with Al-Bataeh, and Fujairah with Al-Wasl.

The Sharjah match with Al-Nasr is the strongest match of the round of 16, which will be held at 20:30 pm at Sharjah Stadium, as the “king” begins the journey to defend the title that it achieved at the beginning of the current season, by defeating Al-Wahda in the final with a goal without a response, scored by Spaniard Paco Alcacer. .

The confrontation between the two teams is renewed less than 10 days after their match in the 13th round of the ADNOC Professional League, which ended in a 1-1 draw at Sharjah Stadium, as the “king” hopes to equal the number of Al-Ahly youth as the club most crowned with the cup title with 10 titles compared to nine titles. Sharjah owns it to his credit.

Sharjah seeks to maintain its chances of achieving a historic triple, as it competes strongly for the ADNOC Professional League title, and qualified for the semi-finals of the Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank Cup.

On the other hand, the "Brigadier" enters the meeting with high spirits after the team regained the memory of its victories by defeating Al Dhafra in the 14th round of the league with a goal without a response, and the victory bets on the new deals concluded by the team during the current transfer period, to bypass the title holder, and repeat the last confrontation that brought the two teams together in The cup, when Al-Azraq defeated Sharjah in the semi-finals of the 2021 edition, with three goals without a response.

Al-Nasr qualified for the round of 16 by defeating City FC with five unanswered goals, while Sharjah did not play the preliminary role as the defending champion.

For his part, the historical champion of the Cup, Shabab Al-Ahly, is in a theoretically easy confrontation against the UAE, who plays in the first division, at 17:10 pm at the Emirates Stadium in Ras Al-Khaimah, as it is the third time that the two teams meet in the President’s Cup, and the “Fans” excelled Dubai »in the two matches 3-1 in the final price of the 2013 edition, and with two unanswered goals in the quarter-finals of the 2020 edition.

The Falcons present good levels in the First Division by leading the standings with 38 points, while the irony is that Shabab Al-Ahly leads the Professional League standings with 29 points.

Shabab Al-Ahly qualified for the final price by defeating Al-Wehda with a goal without a response, while the Emirates beat Al-Rams with five goals without a response.

In the third confrontation, Al Dhafra will play with Bani Yas at 17:25 pm at Hamdan Bin Zayed Stadium, where "Al Samawi" will enter the meeting with high spirits, after winning the 14th round of the league, over Khor Fakkan with two goals to one, while Al Dhafra received a painful loss by defeating Al Nasr with a goal. Without a response, the team’s position in the league standings worsened, as its score stopped at 7 points in the 13th place.

The two teams met in the first round of the league in the meeting, which witnessed Bani Yas' victory with five goals without a response, while "Al-Samawi" qualified for the round of 16 by defeating Masfout in the first round with two goals to one, while Al-Dhafra beat Baynouna with three goals without a response.

In the fourth match, Al-Hamriya will meet Ajman at 20:30 at night at Al-Hamriya Stadium, as the "Orange" is considered a strong candidate to qualify for the quarter-finals, while Al-Hamriya hopes to take advantage of the significant decline in the results of Ajman in the past matches.

Ajman lost in the 13th and 14th rounds of the league, by defeating Shabab Al-Ahly with three goals to one, and from Al Ain by five goals to one. 7 points ahead of the UAE leader, with 38 points.

Ajman qualified for the round of 16 by defeating Al-Arabi with three goals without a response, while Al-Hamriya defeated Al-Taawoun with two goals to one.

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