This is just the beginning, says Al Seeb’s Rasheed Jabar
Kuala Lumpur: Al Seeb Club opened a new chapter in Omani football history after becoming the first club from the West Asian country to lift the AFC Cup™ trophy, and head coach Rasheed Jabar is confident Saturday’s triumph heralds the start of more success for the club.
Three players found the back of the net to secure Al Seeb a 3-0 win over Kuala Lumpur City FC in the final at the National Stadium Bukit Jalil, a result which the Omani side richly deserved.
Shaikh Salman praises Al Seeb Club on historic AFC Cup™ victory
Kuala Lumpur: Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has congratulated Al Seeb Club after the Omani side defeated Kuala Lumpur City FC 3-0 to clinch their maiden AFC Cup™ crown at the Bukit Jalil Stadium on Saturday.
In a captivating battle between two first-time finalists, first half goals from Ali Al Busaidi and Abdulaziz Al Maqbali put Al Seeb in control at the interval and a third from Muhsen Al Ghassani ensured the trophy remained in West Asia for the 16th time in the competition’s 18 editions.
Kuala Lumpur: Viettel FC forward Pedro Paulo won the AFC Cup™ 2022 Top Scorer award on Saturday.
Paulo scored five goals and had one assist for Viettel, with the Vietnamese club seeing their AFC Cup 2022 campaign come to an end when they lost 6-5 to Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur City in the ASEAN Zonal Semi-finals.