Winter deals awarded the Ajman team its first victory in the Gulf Arab League Football Championship, at the expense of Fujairah, 2-1, on Friday at the end of the first leg.
The “orange” suffered over the course of 12 rounds in which he did not taste the taste of victories, he was satisfied with a draw in three matches and loss in nine confrontations.
The new duo, Mali Maiga, and Brazilian, Diego Gardel, were on a date with brilliance in their first appearance in the orange shirt, by scoring two goals in the first half, in the 27th and 43rd minutes. Al-Fujairah’s goal, Farley Rosa, scored from a 90 + 4 penalty kick
Ajman’s offensive performance improved with the presence of Maiga, as the landowners threatened goalkeeper Abdullah Ismail on several occasions during the first half of the match, which could have increased the outcome of Ajman’s goals.
Abu Bakr Traouli missed a goal with a header while he was at the goal gate from Mohamed Ismail’s cross and played it next to the post.
Before that, the same player missed another opportunity with a shot inside the box, without supervision, and the ball settled outside the field.
But Maiga managed on a second occasion to score one of the most beautiful goals of that round, with a shot from the position of a bird that resided to the right of the goalkeeper..
Gardel took advantage of a fatal defensive error for Fujairah and extracted the ball, and Ragged Hamdan Masoud and put the ball easily into the goal.
On the other hand, the danger of Fujairah did not appear, except on one occasion, when Firas Al Arabi shot, almost shaking goalkeeper Ali Al Hosani.
In the second half, Fujairah pressed all his lines to improve the score and the goalkeeper, Ali Al Hosani and the defense line bear the burden of the match, and they managed to keep their net despite the many attempts made by the visiting team.
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