2 Al Wahda Sports Club men held trying to bribe Sharjah Sports Club players

DUBAI — Two representatives from Al Wahda Sports Club were detained in Sharjah and kept under the police custody late last night under charges of trying to bribe five Sharjah Sports Club football players ahead of their crucial clash in the final round of the Etisalat National League at Sharjah Stadium today. Both are former players of Al Wahda Club.

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Published: Sun 21 May 2006, 11:54 AM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 7:48 PM

The Abu Dhabi-based Club are front runners for the National League’s Shield together with Al Ahli and Al Jazira and they must win to defend their title.

Among the Sharjah targeted players, according to close sources to the Sharjah Club, is keeper Tareq Musabbah, two defenders and a midfielder and striker.

The representatives offered Dh100,000 for each player, Dh50,000 to be paid in advance and the balance after the end of the match.

The Sharjah players contacted the club’s management and they were told to behave normally with the Abu Dhabi Club representative after being instructed to attract them to a place where the police was monitoring the scene, and detained them on the spot red handed.

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