Headed goals play an important role in deciding the results of some fixtures.
The ongoing edition of the ADNOC Pro League saw 69 headed goals out of 358 goals scored during the last 19 matchweeks, comprising 19.3% of all goals scored in the competition so far.
Not many players master the art of heading the ball, which needs strong and continuous training.
This talent requires three key skills: good timing, jumping reach, and direction.
Thirteen clubs scored headed goals in the ADNOC Pro League, with Ajman the only team yet to bag a header.
ADNOC Pro League leaders Al Ain leads the charts with nine headers out of their 41 goals at a rate of 22%.
Several players in Al Ain excel in this role, including ADNOC Pro League top scorer Laba Kodjo, who netted three headed goals , Kouame Autonne, and Soufiane Rahimi.
Al Wahda sit second with eight headed goals out of their 35 goals at a rate of 23%.
Joao Pedro scored half of Al Wahda's headed goals, followed by Syrian forward Omar Khrbin, who found the back of the net with his head on three occasions.
Meanwhile, Al Nasr also netted eight headed goals out of their 32 goals at a rate of 25%.
Duo Toze and Sebastian Tagliabue netted most of Al Nasr's headed goals, with the former scoring two and the latter netting four.
Bani Yas also match Al Wahda and Al Nasr, with eight headers out of their 25 goals at a rate of 32%.
Defender Sasa Ivkovic scored half of Bani Yas' headed goals.
Al Ain have the most headers on target with 24, followed by Al Dhafra (19), Al Wahda (17), and Al Nasr (16).