The U21 Pro League is poised for a thrilling start on the weekend of August 19th and 20th, with exciting matchups marking the opening matchweek.
Teams have ramped up their preparations, engaging in a series of friendly matches to gear up for the upcoming duels. The competition for the top spot is expected to be fierce.
As defending champions Shabab Al Ahli are aiming to retain their title for a third consecutive time. However, the competition promises to be fierce, as each team has its eyes set on the championship title.
The opening machweek fixtures are scheduled over two days. The first day will feature four matches, while the second day will see three encounters. All matches are slated to start at 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 19:
Sharjah will play host to Ittihad Kalba, promising an exciting opener.
Bani Yas are set to clash with Al Ain at their home ground.
Al Wahda have an away game against Al Bataeh, with the action taking place at the Al Bataeh Stadium.
Shabab Al Ahli will go head-to-head with Ajman at the Maktoum bin Rashid Stadium.
Sunday, August 20:
At the Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Stadium, Hatta will be up against Khorfakkan.
The iconic Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium will witness Al Jazira taking on Al Nasr in what many predict will be the match of the weekend.
Rounding off the weekend's fixtures, Emirates will challenge Al Wasl at the Emirates Stadium.