x Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 18 January 2018

Al Ain kicked out of President's Cup

Pro League side field ineligible player, paving way for Masafi.

Al Ain were last night disqualified from the President's Cup and their place in the quarter-finals will now will be filled by Masafi, the second divsion club, whom they beat 3-0 on February 9.

According to the Competitions Committee of the Football Association, Al Ain flouted the rules by playing Juma Saeed, the Ivorian forward, who was replaced during last month's mid-season transfer window but remains as a foreign player in the reserve team.

Masafi play Al Wahda in the quarter-finals on February 24.