Baniyas defeated his rival Al Orooba after a complected match where Baniyas was losing with one goal until they make a great comeback and won by 3-1. Baniyas now is only one point away to win the title of the first division and return again to normal place with the professionals.
Al-Samawi entered the match with a team of Mohammed Khalaf, Yousif Jaber, Hassan Al Mahrami, Mubarak Al Mansouri, Ahmed Dada, Haboush Saleh, Faisal Al Khadim, Harry Novillo, Suhail Al Noubi, Ahmed Rabea and Manoucho ..
Al-Samawi managed to turn the table after a tough match against tough team, where he was behind with a goal from Al-Orooba who scored the first goal beginning of the second half in the 47th minute until the 76th minute when Habboush Salih managed to score the equalizer for Al-Samawi with a powerful shot from outside the area. In the 83rd minute, the decisive moment came when Habboush Saleh made the winning goal assist for Ivorian Manucho, who announced the return of Al-Samawi to the game and drew closer to the three points. In the 88th minute, Ahmed Rabea managed to score the third goal, which gave Al-Samawi the full three points, which brought him to point 46 to leave the runner-up by six points after Fujairah tied with Masfout with 2-2.
Al Samawi needs only one point to win the title of the first division and will go to meet Ras Al Khaimah in the next round on Friday, April 20, 2018 there at the RAK Stadium.