Al-Jazira faces at 17:45 pm today at the Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi its counterpart Dibba Al-Fujairah, which is rising again to the professional league, in the first round of the ADNOC Professional League, and hopes to return to the podiums and repeat the scenario of winning the league title last time in 2021.
The last meeting between the two teams ended in a 2-2 draw in the second round of the 2018-2019 season, and the two teams also tied 3-3 in the first round of the league in the same season.
Al-Jazira, led by its Dutch coach Marcel Kaiser, prepared well for the start of the new season after he set up an external camp in the Netherlands. The team strengthened its ranks with a number of new players, including Romanian striker Florin Tanasi and Moroccan Ashraf Bencharki, in addition to Serero, Abdullah Diaby and Serbian defender Milius, who will be absent from the team due to injury.
On the other hand, Dibba Al-Fujairah team strengthened its ranks with a group of players, including Botswana’s Kabio Syakanyang, along with Malian striker Salio Jindo, Brazilian defender Marcelo dos Santos, Dutchman Joy Sleichers, and Montenegrin Alexander Chekic.
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