Al-Samawi knocked form Arabian Gulf Cup



The penalty shootout smiled for Ittihad Kalba in front of its guest Baniyas, in the second leg of the quarter-final round of the Arabian Gulf Cup in the match that was held at Kalba Stadium, which was decided by a score of 6-5 after a long marathon match, following the end of the match’s original time with a 1-1 draw.

Al-Samawi entered the meeting with a squad that included Hamad Al Hosani, Hussein Abbas, Hassan Al Mahrami, Sasa, Khamis Al Hammadi, Fawaz Awana, Jimenez, Suhail Al Noubi, Sultan Al Shamsi, Suarez, Joao Pedro.


Caution dominated the players of the two teams in the first quarter of the hour from the start of the match, until Al-Samawi's first goal came with a powerful shot from Sultan Al-Shamsi from outside the penalty area in the 20th minute.


In the 29th minute, the referee canceled his previous decision to expel Bani Yas defender Sasha Ivkovic, and he was satisfied with the yellow card after returning to the video technology, and then the landowners return to the match with the goal of a draw through Mansour Al Balushi in the 33rd minute of a wonderful follow-up.

At the beginning of the second session, Yusef Al-Zaabi, the "Tigers" goalkeeper, saved his goal from a dangerous opportunity with the tips of his fingers after he countered a fixed kick in the 51st minute. 6-5 after a long marathon.