The 12 teams were drawn into two group of each six each. Asian powerhouse Japan were put in Group B while Iran, who have made five appearance at the showpiece event were drawn in the Group A along with the UAE.
The third Labour Sports Tournament, organised by the Labour Standards Development Authority in Sharjah, has continued its successful competitions, with the participation
Welliton and Ali Saleh scored a goal each as Al Wasl got the better of Ittihad Kalba 2-0 in an Arabian Gulf League (AGL) match on Thursday. Welliton opened the scoring
Skipper Alvaro Negredo and Toze scored a goal each as a clinical Al Nasr defeated defending champions Shabab Al Ahli 2-1 to lift the Arabian Gulf Cup on Friday.
Khorfakkan recorded the first win of the season as they defeated Sharjah 2-1, at Khaled Bin Mohamed Stadium in matchweek 14 of the Arabian Gulf League on Wednesday.
For Tunisia, that was Seifeddine Jaziri and Yousef Msakni - their in-form striker and talismanic captain – coming to the fore to provide the cutting edge in a tight 2-1 win over Oman.
Two first-half goals from Khalifa Al Hammadi and Zayed Al Ameri helped the UAE cruise to a 2-0 victory over North Korea at Buriram Stadium on Monday, eliminating
Buoyant with their victory in the Arabian Gulf Cup (AGC) final against Shabab Al Ahli, Al Nasr look to carry on the winning momentum against Bani Yas as the league
Federico Cartabia scored to snatch a hard-fought 1-0 victory for Shabab Al Ahli against Hatta, at Rashid Stadium in matchweek 14 of the Arabian Gulf League on Wednesday.