Al Arouba clinch His Majesty's Cup for football

by Times News Service
Sheikh Nassr bin Hamoud Al Kindi, Secretary-General of the Royal Court Affairs handing over the His Majesty's Cup for football to Al Arouba Club. Photo - Talib Al Wahaibi
Incidentally, Al Arouba had also emerged champions in the Omantel Professional League, few days ago and on Friday, Eid Al Farsi's brilliance ensured them the second top title of the season.

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