Suwaiq edge Hilal Alquds in AFC Cup playoff
January 22, 2018 | 9:14 PM
A file photo of Suwaiq Club team

Muscat: Reigning His Majesty’s Cup champions Suwiaq edged Palestine’s Hilal Alquds in the first mach of the double leg playoff in the AFC Cup on Monday.

In a keenly-contested match played at the American University International Stadium in West Bank, Ali Sulaiman scored the match-winner in the 26th minute to give the Omani outfit the full points.

Suwaiq will now host the second leg match at Seeb Sports Stadium on January 29.

The winner of the playoff will qualify for the AFC Cup, the group matches of which will be played from February 13.

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