AFC ASIA CUP UAE 2019

Hayu Omani: Fans create crisis for Sharjah restaurants

By Aqeel Saleh in Sharjah

January 23 – With the first set of knock-out rounds over, for many the long journey home begins – the end of their football adventure. Some of those leaving the Asian Cup  in the UAE will be missed more than others, with few missed more than the Omani fans, especially in Sharjah.

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Asian Cup holders Australia humbled by battling Jordanians

Australia 0 Jordan 1

January 6 – Day 2 Game 2 and the AFC Asian Cup 2019 burst into life with another surprise result as reigning champions Australia were beaten by a goal in their opening group game by a jubilant Jordan. Last night hosts UAE were held to an unexpected draw by Bahrain in the opening game of the tournament.

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