Thursday cover: ‘Win is what matters’ to Al Ain on return to Arabian Gulf League duty

Al Ain's victory over Al Dhafra in the Arabian Gulf League is the main story on The National Sport front page on Thursday, December 1.

Al Ain's victory over Al Dhafra in the Arabian Gulf League is the main story on The National Sport front page on Thursday, December 1.

In a less than convincing performance, Garden City club needed to come from a goal behind to win 2-1 to clinch the three points.

However, having contested the second leg of the Asian Champions League final just four days ago — when they were defeated 3-2 on aggregate by South Korean club Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors — captain Omar Abdulrahman said “the win is what matters”.

The National's Amith Passela was at the game. Here is his match report.

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