UAE edge closer to FIFA Arab Cup knockout phase

KHALED DESOUKI / AFP

The UAE secured their second straight win in the FIFA Arab Cup on Friday after defeating Mauritania 1-0 at Ras Abu Aboud Stadium in Doha.

Khalil Al Hamadi's last-gasp goal in the third minute of injury time sent the Whites closer to booking a spot in the knockout phase.

The victory over Mauritania leaves the UAE on six points and in a comfortable position ahead of the clash with Tunisia.

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