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Asamoah Gyan wins UAE Super Cup in 2nd game for Al Ahli

By Jeffrey Owusu-Mensah
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Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan came on late in the second half as his new side, Al Ahli Dubai’s defeated Al Jazira 2-1 to win the Arabian Gulf Super Cup on Tuesday at the 30 June Air Defence Stadium in al-Qāhirah.

He replaced Ismaeel Al Hamadi in the 87th minute for his second game since joining from Shanghai SIPG in August.

Brazilian Lima converted a penalty to give Ahli  a 2-0 lead after Al Jazira’s Mohammed Fawzi had scored an own goal.

Thiago Neves , however, got a consolation for Al Jazira late in the game to end the game 2-1 in favor of the Al Ahli.

This is  Ahli's fourth UAE Super Cup have  after wins in 2009, 2013 and 2014.