Saturday cover: Third place a fitting farewell to UAE’s Asian Cup campaign

The National Sport front page on Saturday, January 31 features the UAE national team after their victory over Iraq earned them third place at the 2015 Asian Cup.

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The National Sport front page on Saturday, January 31 features the UAE national team after their victory over Iraq earned them third place at the 2015 Asian Cup.

After falling 2-1 behind, the UAE fought back to claim a 3-2 win, with the decisive goal scored by Ali Mabkhout from the spot to put the striker in pole position to win the Asian Cup golden boot.

For the full match report, read Ali Khaled's report from the stadium here: UAE fight back to beat Iraq and clinch third place at Asian Cup

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