Our first team of football defeated Umm Salal by three goals to one in the confrontation played today in Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium and kicked off at 04:20 pm in Round 9 of the QNB Stars League. With this victory the team is temporarily n top of the league table with 20 points.
Despite the clear superiority of Al Duhail during that first half, Umm Salal succeeded in scoring first at the 43rd minute from a header by their striker Kuach Yuel.
In the second half, Al Duhail was seeking to equalize and return in the game, while Umm Salal secured their defense lines.
Al Duhail managed to equalize at the 81st minute from a header by player Bassam Al Rawi and our team Kenyan striker Michael Olunga scored the second goal from a penalty kick awarded by the referee at the 87th minute after a tackle on our player Lotfi Madjer. Olunga scored his second and Al Duhail third goal at the 5th minute of the additional time after Al Moez Ali took advantage of a touchline throw.
Date & Time: Wednesday 11 January 2023 – 04:15 pm
Venue: Abdullah bin Khalifa
Occasion: Round 9 – QNB Stars League
Teams: Al Duhail vs Umm Salal
First Half Result: 1 – 0 (Umm Salal)
Match Result: 3 – 1 (Al Duhail)
Goals: Kuach Yuel (43rd minute – Umm Salal), Bassam Al Rawi (81st minute), Michael Olunga (87th, 93rd minutes)
Yellow Cards: None
Red Cards: None
Team Start List: Salah Zakaria, Bassam Al Rawi, Khaled Mohamed Saleh (Lotfi Madjer), Luiz Martin, Al Moez Ali, Ferjani Sassi, Nam Tae Hee, Mohamed Al Naimi, Michael Olunga, Suhaib Jenan (Abdulrahman Mohamed).
Substitutes: Ahmed Al Hajjaji, Ahmed Moein, Abdulrahman Mohamed, Ali Afif, Rabeh Yahya, Lotfi Madjer, Abdulhamid Moamen, Abdulaziz Mohamed, Abdulaziz Abu Shanab, Mohamed Abdulaziz.