«King» defeats Shabab Al-Ahli in the final by 3 points

Crown Prince of Fujairah crowns Sharjah with Hand Cup

  • Mohammed bin Hamad Al Sharqi hands Sharjah the President's Handball Cup. From the source

  • Mohammed bin Hamad Al Sharqi mediates the Sharjah Handball Cup champion. From the source


His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah, crowned Sharjah team as champions of the President's Cup for handball, after defeating Shabab Al Ahli 23-20 in the final match held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, at Zayed Sports Complex in Fujairah, in the presence of Sheikh Dr. Rashid bin Hamad Al Sharqi, Chairman of the Fujairah Culture and Media Authority, and Sheikh Suhail bin Butti Suhail Al Maktoum, Executive Director of the Sports Development Sector at the General Sports Authority. The Chairman of the Sharjah Sports Council, Issa Hilal, the President of the Handball Federation, Nabil Ashour, and a number of sports leaders.

Zuhair Naeem scored six goals in the ranks of Sharjah, and Shabab Al Ahli Mohab Abdul Haq, who scored seven goals.

Shabab Al Ahli was the first to score through Tunisian Rayan bin Mahmoud, who scored two goals advanced by the «Dubai Knights» early, and Sharjah player Ibrahim Saeed got the first two-minute suspension in the first five minutes of the match.

Shabab Al Ahli goalkeeper Abdulrahman Khamis showed a clear distinction, as he saved four attacks 15 minutes after the start of the match when the score indicated a 4-4 draw, after which Sharjah regained control of the game and took a 5-4 lead for the first time in the 18th minute.

Shabab Al Ahli player Abdul Qader Rahim received a two-minute suspension that Sharjah invested in to take a 7-4 lead.

Sharjah goalkeeper Mohammed Al-Taher appeared in a distinctive way and saved three consecutive attacks that the king invested in scoring goals and extending the difference to five goals with a score of 10-5 in the 25th minute.

Sharjah took advantage of the defensive errors of Shabab Al Ahli players to extend the lead to six goals 12-6 in the 28th minute.

Sharjah played with a player less for two minutes with the exit of its player Ibrahim Saeed, which Shabab Al-Ahli invested by scoring two goals to end the first half 12-8.

In the second half, Sharjah controlled most of the game, and managed to extend the lead again to five goals in the 10th minute with a score of 16-11, taking advantage of two more goals by Zuhair Naeem.

Sharjah player Ibrahim Saeed received a red card after suffering three suspensions, so Shabab Al-Ahli reduced the score to 16-13 in the 14th minute.

Shabab Al-Ahli played with a strong defense, relying on shooting attacks from outside the area

The nine meters, but Sharjah managed to capitalize on counter-attacks to end the score in their favor 23-20.

Sharjah star Zuhair Naeem shines with 6 goals, and Shabab Al Ahli player Mohab Abdulhaq steals the spotlight with 7 goals.