On 19 May the final match of the UAE’s football season saw Al Wahda and Al Nasr compete for the storied President’s Cup at Zayed Sports City Stadium. The match ended with a dramatic win for Al Wahda 3-0 against their opponent.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, graced the occasion and presented the cup to the winning team.
Although the first half was intense with many chances for both teams to score, it ended with no goals. All of the action came in the second half as the audience was delighted with three goals into Al Nasr’s net. More than 18,000 people attended the game and cheered at the nation’s favourite football match.
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