Ali Maali (Sharjah)
Sharjah’s 3-1 victory over Khorfakkan in the tenth round of the ADNOC Professional League was not just a number, but there is something greater than that. In addition, Romanian coach Cosmin succeeded in confirming his strong return to our stadiums at a very important time.
Perhaps the most prominent number, other than the three points of the match, is the third goal scored by the Uzbek Shukurov against the “Essour”, to become the number (100) in the history of the two teams’ confrontations since the start of the UAE League, where the last match between the two teams also carried the number 44, and he is one of the players who Their name will be associated with this number between the two teams for long periods in the smiling emirate.
Since Shukurov moved professionally in the ranks of Sharjah 2017-2018, coming from the Uzbek club Bunyodkor, he is making a good bid, but during the recent period the player was between ups and downs, and did not settle for a long time on a certain and steady performance, which made the middle of the “king” easy His penetration to reach the depth of Sharjah’s defenses to the extent that the king’s net before the tenth round was violently shaken, making the team’s defense the third weakest in the competition.
This player was one of the most prominent players in the ranks of Sharjah in the 2018-2019 season, when the “king” was crowned with the league and super titles.
Shukurov participated in 81 matches in the league and scored 7 goals, and his goal against the “Essours” in the tenth round is his first this season, and the player, of course, hopes that the team’s start again from this match in order to return to a strong competitor at the forefront, stressing that the season is still For a long time, and that Sharjah will not back down from achieving its goals with work and order to make its fans happy.
With Shukurov’s seventh goal in our stadiums, the player equals the number of goals he scored in Uzbek stadiums, when he played for Bukhara and Bunyodkor clubs.