Asamoah Gyan wins first trophy
Al Ahli of Dubai’s new signing Asamoah Gyan won his first trophy after they defeated Al Jazira 2-1 in the Arabian Gulf Super Cup on Tuesday.
The Black Stars captain was part of the history making team at the 30 June Air Defence Stadium in al-Qāhirah.
Gyan who was featuring in his second game since joining the UAE Champions as he was introduced in the 87 minutes after coming on to replace Ismaeel Al Hamadi.
Brazilian Lima clinically converted penalty to give Ahli the lead after Al Jazira’s Mohammed Fawzi had scored an own goal.
Thiago Neves however got a consolation for Al Jazira late in the game to end the game 2-1 in favor of the Al Ahli.
Ahli have now won the UAE Super Cup on four occasions after clinching it in 2009, 2013 and 2014.
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