United Arab Emirates and Oman will meet in the Gulf Cup quarter-finals on Friday. The match will be held at 9 pm Mecca time and 8 pm Cairo time.
The event will be broadcast on MBC Pro II, Bahrain Sports Channel, Saudi Sports, Oman Sports, Sports Kuwait, Al Duri and Al Kaws, Abu Dhabi Sports and Dubai Sports.
Al-Abyad has been invited by the Kuwaiti Federation to participate in the tournament on December 8, after it was decided to transfer the competition from Qatar to Kuwait following the lifting of the ban on Kuwaiti football. By invitation and responded with acceptance.
Al-Bayad played one preparatory match for Bayern 23 against Iraq on December 17 and ended with Zayed Zayed's victory over Al-Rafidain with a 1-0 win by Emirates Club's Ahmed Mal Allah.
Expected formation of the two teams and the most important absenteeism in their ranks.
With the exception of goalkeeper Ali Khasif, there is no absence in the UAE team, whether to injury or suspension, and will face the meeting against Oman full strength.
Coach Alberto Zaccheroni is expected to start with the following form:
Mahmoud Khamis - Muhannad Al Anzi - Ismail Ahmed - Khalifa Mubarak Ghanem
Khamis Ismail - Mohamed El Menhali - Mohamed Abdel Rahman
Mahmoud Abdel Rahman "Amouri"
Ahmed Mal Allah - Ali Mbkhout
The Omani team will enter the game and eye on revenge from the UAE for losing the third and fourth place in the last Gulf Cup (1-0). With the exception of Al Hilal goalkeeper Ali Al Habsi, Al Ahmar will be fully qualified in this match. It is worth mentioning that the sultans played a preparatory game on December 15 against the Yemen team, and ended with the victory of Samba Gulf 1-0, and is expected to start with Dutchman Pim Verbeek form the following:
Fayez Al - Rashidi
Saad Al - Mukhini - Mohammed Al - Musallami - Mahmoud Al - Mashifari - Basil Rowahi
Yasin Al-Shiyadi - Mohsen Al-Khalidi - Harib Al-Saadi - Ali Al Busaidi
Abdul Aziz Al - Kabali - Khalid Al - Hajri
Date 22 December 2017
22:00 Abu Dhabi time, 21:00 Mecca time
Venue: Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium, Kuwait City
Judgment: Not specified
Conveyor channel BEIN SPORTS HD, Kuwait Sports, Amman Sports, Abu Dhabi Sports