Al-Wehdat bags 38th Jordan Super Cup

Al-Wehdat celebrate as they are crowned champions of the 38th Jordan Super Cup on Sunday, April 4, 2020. (Photo: Amjad Al-Tawil/JNews)
AMMAN — Al-Wehdat on Sunday was crowned with the 38th Super Cup title after defeating Al-Jazeera (2-0) at the Amman International Stadium.

This is the Al-Wehdat’s 14th Super Cup title since the tournament’s launch in 1981.اضافة اعلان

The two teams played in the absence of an audience and had to adhere to strict health protocols to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Al-Wehdat’s Lebanase Ahmad Zreiq scored the match opener at 44 minutes, while Fadi Awad scored the the second goal at (90+4).

Al-Wehdat’s Muhannad Abu Taha  was sent off the field after receiving two yellow cards that turned into a red at (90+5).

Al-Wehdat’s technical manager, Abdullah Abu Zema started the game with the team’s standard formation; relying on Ahmad Abdul Sattar (goalkeeper) and Tareq Khattab, Yazan Al-Arab, Ahmad Elias and Firas Shelbaieh on the defense line.

Ahmad Zreiq, Ahmad Samir and Muhannad Abu Taha comprised the team’s midline under the same formation while Soony Saad, Abdou Aziz Ndiaye and Anas Al-Awadat played on the offensive.

On the opposition, Al-Jazeera’s technical manager, Amjad Abu Taima, had Mutaz Elayyan as goalkeeper and Mohammad Al-Basha, Jaber Khattab, Omar Qandil, and Nour Mowafi on the defensive.

Al-Jazeera’s midfielders for the game were Nour Al-Rawabdeh, Ibrahim Saadeh, Ahmad Abdul Halim and Khader Al-Haj, while Amer Jamous and Hussein Obeidat manned the offense line.

Al-Wehdat played without their international defender, Mohammad Al-Dummeri, following his injury during the national team’s most recent training camp in Dubai.

Meanwhile, Al Jazeera were missing two of their goalkeeper, Walid Issam and Qais Al-Abbasi, after they tested positive for COVID-19, while the club’s attacker, Abdullah Al-Attar was on break after suffering a muscle tear.