Mumbai City FC defeated hosts and current leaders of the UAE Pro League, Al Ain FC, 2-1 in a friendly game at the Khalifa Bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain, UAE. Ahmed Jahouh gave Mumbai City FC the lead through a 33rd minute penalty.
Fellow midfielder Apuia Ralte doubled the advantage for the Islanders in the 60th minute. Al Ain’s Jonas pulled a goal back in the 79th minute but Mumbai City defended resolutely and held on to register a remarkable win.
Mumbai City FC, under head coach Des Buckingham, have set up a training camp in Al Forsan in Abu Dhabi, UAE where the Islanders are preparing for their historic participation in the Group Stage of the 2022 AFC Champions League scheduled to take place from April 8, 2022 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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