Ajman lock horns with Sharjah

Ajman lock horns with Sharjah

Both Ajman and Sharjah are at the bottom of the standings table with six points each and need to improve before it’s too late.



By Hisham Al Gizouli (Chief Reporter)

Published: Sat 29 Nov 2014, 1:15 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 9:29 PM

Dubai — The UAE football team’s players have returned from their Gulf Cup mission to reunite with their respective clubs as round nine of the pro-league is set to run over two days.

In Ajman, hosts Ajman entertain Sharjah from the neighbouring emirate at the Rashid bin Saeed Stadium in the opener on Saturday. The match kicks off at 4.40pm. Both Ajman and Sharjah are at the bottom of the standings table with six points each and need to improve before it’s too late.

In an interview with the www.agleague.ae Ajman’s Moroccan international midfielder Driss Fettouhi said: “The clash against Sharjah is very crucial for us after this long break. We had enough time to take our breath and prepare for the challenge ahead. Every single point matters in order to keep the wheel going and considering the fact that only six points from eight starts is a real warning. This time, we are playing at home, which I believe it’s a must win encounter to make ground with five matches remaining before the end of the first part of the competition.”

Ajman didn’t have a good start to the season and the time has come for them to make things good. “The club is handling the whole situation and taking necessary measures.”


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