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Sharjah and Al Arabi Set for Historic Encounter in the First UAE-Qatar Super Cup

The stage is set for a historic encounter between Qatar’s Al Arabi and the UAE’s Sharjah in the first-ever UAE-Qatar Super Cup, slated for April 12th at Al Thumama Stadium in Doha.


This landmark event follows their exceptional performances in the 2022-2023 season, highlighting their dominance in the region's football scene.

Al Arabi, fondly referred to as "Al Arabawi," reclaimed glory by winning the 51st edition of Qatar's Amir Cup, securing a convincing 3-0 victory against Al Sadd in the final, held at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium.

This victory ended a 30-year title drought and increased Al Arabi's collection to nine Amir Cup titles, solidifying their status as the second most successful club in the tournament's history. Al Arabi also had an impressive run in the Qatar Stars League, finishing as the runner-up, only two points behind the champions, Al Duhail.

Sharjah, known as "The King," finished the 2022-2023 season with an exceptional record, capturing the UAE Super Cup, the ADIB Cup, and the prestigious UAE President's Cup, the latter won through a thrilling marathon penalty shootout against Al Ain, which ended 13-12 after a 1-1 draw in regulation time.

The match took place at the Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium. This victory not only marked Al Sharjah's second consecutive President's Cup win but also brought their total tally in the competition to 10 titles.

This victory marked Sharjah’s second consecutive President's Cup win, elevating their total to 10 titles and tying them with Shabab Al Ahli as the competition's most honored club. Their illustrious record spans several seasons: 1978-1979, 1979-1980, 1981-1982, 1982-1983, 1990-1991, 1994-1995, 1997-1998, 2002-2003, 2021-2022, and 2022-2023.

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