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Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 13 December 2018

Yohan Cabaye makes winning start to Al Nasr career - in pictures

The France midfielder played the full 90 minutes as Nasr won their opening Arabian Gulf Cup match

Yohan Cabaye made his bow for new club Al Nasr on Wednesday, helping the Dubai club to a 1-0 win over Emirates in the Arabian Gulf Cup.

The France international played the full 90 minutes as Nasr kicked off their cup campaign with a victory thanks to a Marquinhos Gabriel goal a minute before half time.

The former Newcastle United, Paris Saint-Germain midfielder is the UAE's most high-profile signing of the 2018/19 season after joining from Crystal Palace in the summer and impressed on his debut at the Al Makhtoum Stadium.

Cabaye, 32, has been capped 48 times by France, playing at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Nasr finished fourth in the AGL last season, 16 points behind champions Al Ain.

Elsewhere in Group B, there were victories for Al Jazira and Al Ain, while Al Wahda were the only winners in Group A after seeing off Shabab Al Ahli Dubai, with Al Wasl drawing their opener against Ittihad Kalba and Ajman held 1-1 at home against Baniyas.

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