Baniyas was able to achieve an important victory after beating Hatta by a score of a goal for nothing in the last minutes of the match, which was held in the Stadium Club Hatta today Saturday, February 4, 2017.
Baniyas started the match by creating opportunities to score, looking for the three points and that is desperately in need. The most prominent Baniyas opportunities in the first half was from a header by the Suhail Al Noubi which missed the goal due to lack of focus and a strong shot by Harry Novillo addressed by the keeper Hatta Obaid Rihani in two batches. The first half ended with the draw of 0-0.
In the second half Baniyas stepped up his attack, seeking to score the first goal and in the 53rd minutes Mark Milligan mets Suhail Al Noubi cross kicked by head and cleared from the goal line by Hatta defense . Shortly afterwards missed Jean Mindy easy opportunity inside the penalty area to send off.
Before the final whistle, the French Harry Novillo scored the winning goal through a powerful shot from just outside the penalty area goalkeeper Obaid Rehani couldn’t save it, announcing the victory for Baniyas.
In the next round Baniyas will play against Al Jazira on Friday 10th February 2017 at Baniyas Stadium in Al Shamkha