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UAE, Asian Cup, last eight, penalty

UAE reach Asian Cup last eight with extra-time penalty

01 January, 2019 10:34 am 10:34 am

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Striker Ahmed Khalil converted an extra-time penalty to send the United Arab Emirates into the Asian Cup quarter-finals with a 3-2 win over Kyrgyzstan on Monday, keeping alive their hopes of landing the continental title on home soil. The substitute’s 102nd minute spot kick had enough power to find the net … Read More


Footballer Khalil penalty earns UAE draw in Asian Cup opener against Bahrai...

01 January, 2019 12:19 pm 12:19 pm

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – United Arab Emirates’ Ahmed Khalil scored a penalty two minutes from fulltime to spare their blushes as the hosts secured a fortuitous 1-1 draw with Bahrain in the opening game of the 2019 Asian Cup. Khalil smashed home his spot kick after Mohamed Marhoon was judged to have handled the ball … Read More