Al Wahda look to end winless streak
Gulf Today|September 23, 2021
DUBAI: The fifth round of the Adnoc Pro League will get underway on Thursday. Shabab Al Ahli and Al Wahda match headlines the fifth round, which will be played over two days.
Mohammad Abdullah

Table-toppers Al Ain will take on newly-promoted Al Orooba, who are at the 13th spot in the 14-team league. Al-Ain are in stellar form and have put up a mesmerising performance to maintain a perfect start to the season, winning all of their four matches so far.

Al-Ain striker Kodjo Laba, who has scored six goals in four matches so far, will lead his team charge against Al Orooba, who are 12 places adrift of them.

Al Orooba have shown a remarkable improvement since their promotion to the top fight. After losing their opening games against Al Nasr and Al Wahda, Al Orooba managed to salvage two consecutive draws against Shabab Al Ahli and Ajman respectively.

Al Ain’s Ukrainian coach Serhiy Rebrov vowed no slip-ups against Al Orooba.

“We will not take Al Orooba lightly. They are a good side and they can stun any team on a given day. They have shown how fast they are improving.

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