Al Faisaly clinches the Jordan Cup Al Manaseer 2016/17 title

2017-05-24 12:13:15

League Champions Al Faisaly recorded their 19th Cup title after clinching the Jordan Cup Al Manaseer 2016/17 with a dramatic win over Al Jazeera after a penalty shootout.

The match which was held at the Amman International Stadium on May 24, saw Al Jazeera taking an early lead through Esam Al Mbaydeen in the 15th minute, before Al Jazeera striker Mardik Mardikian was sent off after receiving a red card in the 23rd minute.

Al Faisal managed to equalize in the 79th minute through Bahaa Abdelrahman, while both team went to 10 men after Ibrahim Al Zawahreh was sent off with a second yellow card in the 82nd minute.

The match went into extra time, and a penalty shoot-out was the the decider. Al Faisaly ended up winning 5-3 in penalties and signing on a domestic double.