The leaders draw with Fujrairah


Baniyas received at home Fujairah for the 14th round of the First Division, which brought together the leaders of the league Baniyas with Fujairah the runner-up, which was held at Baniyas Club Stadium and was ended with a draw with 1-1.

Al Samawi entered the match with a team of Mohammed Khalaf in the goalkeeper, Yousif Jaber and Hassan Al Mahrami, Ahmed Dada and Mubarak Al Mansouri in the defensive line, Ahmed Haboush and Faisal Al Khadim in the front line.

The first half saw a relative advantage for the home team but Fujairah was able to take the lead after a mistake from goalkeeper Mohammed Khalaf to score a goal by Danilo in the 18th minute. Before the end of the first game, Baniyas Manucho get a red card after the returning to the video technology for the first time in UAE, to end the first half with leading for Jujairah with 0-1.

In the second half, Baniyas entered the match aiming to comeback and return to the game and were able to do so when Suhail Al Noubi scored the equaling goal at 47th minute.

Baniyas tried seriously to get the three points, but the strength of the Fujairah defense prevented it. Fujairah did not take advantage of the missing player from Baniyas to end the game with a draw of a goal for both teams to remain a point difference as it is between the leader and the runner-up.

In the next round, Al Samawi will face Al-Dhaid away on Friday, 2 March 2018.


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