Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Al Ahli crowned Arabian Gulf League champs  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 11/04/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Rampaging red knights win one title and three to go under their new coach cosmin olaroiu

Al ahli fans celebrated their sixth national league’s title following a splendid 2-1 home victory over arch rivals al wasl in a thriller at the red knights’ stronghold rashid stadium here on thursday night.



Al ahli players celebrate a goal against al wasl during their arabian gulf league on thursday. — kt photo by shihab


Ricardo oliveira put visitors al wasl ahead in the opening minutes of the fast-paced clash but the dubai giants bounced back with a brace from ahmed khalil and grafeti to widen the gap to 15 points with only three rounds remaining to pull down the curtains prematurely on the rebranded arabian gulf league.


Having started the season with a super cup triumph over former champions al ain al ahli have also reached the final of the uae league and the president cup to keep their dream alive to sweep the four major titles of the season.


Founded in 1970 after a merger of three clubs al ahli have won this title for times with golden years being from 1974 to 1980 when they have dominated the shield three times in six seasons. in 2005/ 2006 they have won the title for the fourth time and most recently in 2008/2009.


Drawing home-town fans al ahli has been and continues to be one of the most popular sports teams in the uae. howeveral ahli club have suffered a lot in the last decades and they went back to the second division when they played against al shabab which alahli was willing just for a point from the match to stay in the first division. but al ahli has lost the match and al shabab has won the league.


After a period of decline al ahli went back on top winning its fourth league title in 2006 but throughout these years al ahli continued to be a successful club in the uae by winning 8 president cups levelling with sharjah and must be looking forward to set a new record when they face al ain in a dream president cup final on may 18.


This is to be added to two super cups one etisalat cup and an appearance in the 2009 fifa world club cup when hosted by abu dhabi and qualified as national league champions.

 






  MENA News Headlines
 Jul 23 2014 - Majid Al Futtaim posts USD3.5b H1 revenuesMENAFN
(MENAFN) Dubai-based shopping mall developer Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) posted a 14 percent growth in the first-half revenues, citing growing earnings across its business units, Emirates 24/7 ...

 Jul 23 2014 - Bahrain's BCFC profit up 13 percent in H1MENAFN
(MENAFN) Bahrain Commercial Facilities Company (BCFC) saw a 13 percent rise in consolidated net profit at USD19.1 million in the first half of the current year compared to USD16.88 million in the ...

 Jul 23 2014 - Asian, Western firms to invest in UAE's oilfieldsMENAFN
(MENAFN) Asian and western firms plan to help operate the UAE's biggest oilfields after a deal with oil majors expired this year, according to Arabian Business.A final decision on the winning firms ...

 Jul 23 2014 - Dubai's Arenco awards Chinese firms two contractsMENAFN
(MENAFN) China State Construction Engineering Co (CSCEC), the Asian superpower's third largest construction firm, has been awarded two contracts from Dubai-based based developer Arenco Real Estate to ...

 Jul 23 2014 - Kuwait- All must work to encourage youth to be creative productive: AmirArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) WAIT CITY July 21 (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received Monday at Seif Palace the top ten winners of Al-Mubader Youth-Support and Small ...

 Jul 23 2014 - Female thief caught red-handed at Grand MosqueArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) A female pickpocket was caught at the Grand Mosque in Makkah with more than SR100000 in cash gold mobile phones and women's bags an online paper reported.Field teams working with ...

 Jul 23 2014 - UAE's Just Falafel to expand in OmanMENAFN
(MENAFN) UAE-based food operator Just Falafel said it plans to expand in Oman in a deal to open 10 new outlets, according to Arabian Business.The new stores will be distributed in several places ...

 Jul 23 2014 - Africas oil amp gas sector continues to show substantial growth despite regulatory uncertaintyMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) JOHANNESBURG South-Africa July 23 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The challenges facing oil & gas companies operating in Africa continue to be diverse and numerous fuelled by ...

 Jul 23 2014 - Central African republic sanctions draw attention recomendationMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) NEW YORK July 23 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- On 21 July 2014 the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 (2013) concerning the Central African ...

 Jul 23 2014 - Switzerland commits a further CHF 500000 to fight Ebola epidemic in West AfricaMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) BERN Switzerland July 23 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The SDC is allocating CHF 500000 to support Médecins Sans Frontières-Switzerland (MSF-Suisse) in its work to combat ...

more...


 






Google

Live Currency Rates

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

IPO News
Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

US Markets Details

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Investment Game
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

My MENAFN
Portfolio Tracker

Voting

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2000 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help