Al Duhail Stumbles and Loses to Al Gharafa…

Our first team of football lost their Round 4 match to Al Gharafa by three goals to two which was played today in Al Bayt Stadium and kicked-off at 6 pm. The team stays fourth in the league standing table with 7 points.

The first half witnessed slight superiority from Al Gharafa but our defense line and goalkeeper kept the danger away. Our striker Mohamed Muntari gave Al Duhail the lead in the 41st minute taking advantage of the cross ball Sent by Sultan Al Brake.

With the beginning of the second half, Al Gharafa equalised by Yacine Brahimi from a free kick. In the 64th minute the referee sent-off our defender Ruben Semedo for Al Duhail to resume the match with 10 players.

In the 76th minute Al Gharafascored their second goal by Yohan Boli. However our team captain Al Moez Ali equalised in the 94th minute. But in the final minute of stoppage time, Al Gharafa won the match with the third goal scored by Yacine Brahimi.

Match Card:
Date & Time: Sunday 24 Sep 2023 – 6 pm
Venue: Al Bayt
Ocassion: Expo Stars League – Round 4
Teams: Al Duhail – Al Gharafa
First Half Result: 1 – 0 (Al Duhail)
Match Result: 3 – 2 (Al Gharafa)
Goals: Mohamed Muntari (41st minute), Yacine Brahimi (47th and 100th minutes), Yohan Boli (76th minute), Al Moez Ali (94th minute)
Yellow Cards: Ismail Mohamed, Asim Madibo
Red Cards: Ruben Semedo
Starting 11: Salah Zakaria, Kim Moon Huan (Isaaq AlHajj), Ruben Semedo, Youssef Ayman, Sultan Al Brake, Asim Madibo, Ibrahim Qader, Abdulaziz Mohamed (Khaled Mohamed), Al Moez Ali, Ismail Mohamed, Mohamed Muntari (Michael Olunga).

Substitutes: Mohamed Said, Shehab Al Laithi, Mohamed Said, Mohamed Al Naimi, Khaled Mohamed, Michael Olunga, Abdulrahman Mohamed, Isaaq Al Hajj, Fares Said, Rashed Al Abdullah, Suhaib Gannan.