Baniyas successfully defeated Al-Arabi by 2-0 in the match played between them for the qualify round of the President’s Cup which was held on Friday, October 13, 2017. Al-Samawi’s goals were scored by Saleh Al Manhali and Haboush Saleh.
Al-Samawi entered the match with the linup of Mohammed Khalaf the goalkeeper,Hassan Al Muharrami, Khaled Alattas, Ahmed Dada and Mubarak Al Mansouri in the line of defense, Darwish Mohammed, Ahmed Haboush, Haboush Saleh, Harry Novillo in midfield, and Suhail Al Noubi and Saleh Al Menhali in the front line.
In most of the first half of the game he managed to control the game and took possession of the ball and had some shy opportunities while the guests managed to create a single seriouse chance by a head ball to distinctively saved by Mohammed Khalaf. In the second half Baniyas managed to score the first goal through Saleh Al Manhali with a header in the 58th minute. A few minutes later, Haboush Saleh managed to add the second goal after a strong shot from outside the box to add the second goal for Al Samawi in the 62nd minute to end the game With a deserved victory for Baniyas, which raised his points to 9 points equal with the Kalba and Khor Fakkan to postpone the final qualification to the final round of qualifying, where Baniyas will travel to meet Khorfakkan on Saturday, October 21, 2017.