Beating Al Dhafra by Berg’s Goal.. The “Boss” Qualifies to quarter-finals of Dearest Championships


Al Ain qualified for the quarter-finals of the President’s Cup by a 1-0 win over Al Dhafra in the match held between the two teams at the Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium as part of the 16th round of the dearest championship.

Al Ain’s international striker Marcus Berg scored the only goal of the match when he received a perfect pass from his newly teammate Ahmad Khalil inside the box to control the ball brilliantly before sending a clever shot into the net announcing Al Ain’s qualification for the quarter-final match.

Al Ain: 1

Goals: Marcos Berg “22”
Starting Lineup: Mohamed Said Bu Senda- Tsukasa Shiotani- Mohamed Ahmed- Ismail Ahmed- Bandar Ahbabi- Ahmed Barman- Mohammed Abdul Rahman- Ryan Yaslam- Hussein El Shahat- Ahmed Khalil- Marcus Berg
Substitutions: Mohsen Abdullah substituted Mohamed Ahmed 46- Saeed Jumaa substituted Mohammed Abdul Rahman 64- Ibrahim Diaky substituted Ahmed Khalil 73.
Yellow Cards: Mohsen Abdullah 62
Red Cards: None.

Al Dhafra: 0

Goals: 0
Starting Lineup: Zayed Ahmed Al Hammadi- Abdul Rahman Yousif- Khaled Betti- Fernando Viana Jardim- Igor Sargiv- Elton Josi Almeida- Hamad Mohammed Al Marzouqi- Khaled Ali Al Darmaki- Hasan Abdul Rahman Al Hammadi- Issam Al Adwa- Sultan Al Suwaidi.
Substitutions: Yasir Al Junaibi substituted Abdul Rahman Yousif 13 – Sultan Saeed Al Shamsi substituted Igor Sergiev 43 – Khalaf Mohammed substituted Hasan Abdul Rahman 89.
Yellow Cards: Sultan Al Shamsi 42 – Khalaf Mohammed 89.
Red Cards: None

The match was managed by Fahad Al Kassar assisted by Marwan Al Marzouqi, “First Assistant”, Ahmad Al Hosani, “Second Assistant”, Abdallah AShteri, “Fourth Official” and Sultan Al Zarouni, “Referees’ Assessor” and Aref Al Hammadi as “Referees’ Commissioner”.

Fans “1200”

The confrontation was attended by 1200 fans to support the two teams from the stands of Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium at Al Jazira Club.