2021–22 UAE President's Cup

The 2021–22 UAE President's Cup was the 45th edition of the UAE President's Cup, Shabab Al Ahli were the defending champions after winning the last season's President's Cup, but were knocked out in the quarter-finals by eventual champions Sharjah.

2021–22 UAE President's Cup
Country United Arab Emirates
Dates10 September 2021 – 21 October 2022
Teams16 (Knockout round)
30 (Total)
Defending championsShabab Al Ahli
ChampionsSharjah (9th title)
Runners-upAl Wahda
Matches played13
Goals scored24 (1.85 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Ahmed Abunamous
Fábio Lima
Gilberto
(2 goals each)

Participating clubsEdit

Round Clubs Winners from
previous round
New entries
this round
Leagues entering
Preliminary round 16 0 16 16 UAE First Division League teams
Preliminary round play-offs 4 4 0
Round of 16 16 2 14 14 UAE Pro League teams
Quarter-finals 8 8 0
Semi-finals 4 4 0
Final 2 2 0

Draw datesEdit

Round Draw date Draw venue Reference
Preliminary round 31 August 2021 Dubai [1][2]
Round of 16 14 November 2021 Dubai [3]
Quarter-finals 28 December 2021 Abu Dhabi [4]
Semi-finals 18 January 2022 Dubai [5]

Preliminary RoundEdit

The preliminary round is contested between the 16 teams in the UAE First Division League, divided into four groups of four, the winners of each group will advance into a play off round.

Group StageEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Al Bataeh 3 2 1 0 8 0 +8 7 Qualification for the playoffs
2 Al Taawon 3 2 1 0 4 0 +4 7
3 Masafi 3 1 0 2 2 4 −2 3
4 Dubai City 3 0 0 3 0 10 −10 0
Updated to match(es) played on 25 September 2021. Source: Global sports archive
11 September 2021 (2021-09-11) Al Taawon 3–0
Awarded
Dubai City Al Jeer
17:35
  • Paraíba   43', 90+6'
  • Al-Shehhi   58'
Report
Stadium: Taawon Stadium
11 September 2021 (2021-09-11) Al Bataeh 3–0
Awarded
Masafi Al Bataeh
17:40
Report
Stadium: Al Bataeh Stadium
17 September 2021 (2021-09-17) Al Taawon 1–0 Masafi Al Jeer
17:35
Report Stadium: Taawon Stadium
17 September 2021 (2021-09-17) Al Bataeh 5–0 Dubai City Al Bataeh
17:35
Report Stadium: Al Bataeh Stadium
25 September 2021 (2021-09-25) Al Bataeh 0–0 Al Taawon Al Bataeh
17:25 Report Stadium: Al Bataeh Stadium
25 September 2021 (2021-09-25) Masafi 2–0 Dubai City Masafi
17:25
Report Stadium: Masafi Stadium

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Dibba Al Fujairah 3 3 0 0 12 0 +12 9 Qualification for the playoffs
2 Al Hamriyah 3 2 0 1 4 3 +1 6
3 Abtal Al Khaleej 3 1 0 2 8 8 0 3
4 Al Jazirah Al Hamra 3 0 0 3 3 16 −13 0
Updated to match(es) played on 24 September 2021. Source: Global sports archive
10 September 2021 (2021-09-10) Dibba Al Fujairah 7–0 Al Jazirah Al Hamra Dibba Al-Fujairah
17:35
Report Stadium: Dibba (Fujairah) Stadium
10 September 2021 (2021-09-10) Al Hamriyah 2–1 Abtal Al Khaleej Al Hamriyah
17:40
Report
Stadium: Al Hamriya Sports Club Stadium
18 September 2021 (2021-09-18) Abtal Al Khaleej 0–4 Dibba Al Fujairah Al Lisaili
17:35 Report
Stadium: The Sevens Stadium
24 September 2021 (2021-09-24) Al Jazirah Al Hamra 2–7 Abtal Al Khaleej Al Jazira Al Hamra
17:20
Report
Stadium: Al Hamra Stadium

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Hatta 3 2 1 0 7 3 +4 7 Qualification for the playoffs
2 Dibba Al Hisn 3 2 0 1 9 5 +4 6
3 Al Rams 3 1 1 1 3 5 −2 4
4 Masfout 3 0 0 3 3 9 −6 0
Updated to match(es) played on 25 September 2021. Source: Global sports archive
11 September 2021 (2021-09-11) Dibba Al Hisn 4–1 Al Rams Dibba Al-Hisn
17:35
Report
Stadium: Dibba (Al Hisn) Stadium
11 September 2021 (2021-09-11) Hatta 3–2 Masfout Hatta
17:40
Report
Stadium: Hamdan Bin Rashid Stadium
17 September 2021 (2021-09-17) Al Rams 0–0 Hatta Ar-Rams
17:30 Report Stadium: Al Rams Stadium
17 September 2021 (2021-09-17) Dibba Al Hisn 4–0 Masfout Dibba Al-Hisn
17:30
Report Stadium: Dibba (Al Hisn) Stadium
25 September 2021 (2021-09-25) Masfout 1–2 Al Rams Masfout
17:25
Report
Stadium: Masfout Club Stadium
25 September 2021 (2021-09-25) Hatta 4–1 Dibba Al Hisn Hatta
17:25
Report
Stadium: Hamdan Bin Rashid Stadium

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Al Arabi 2 2 0 0 6 0 +6 6 Qualification for the playoffs
2 Al Dhaid 2 1 0 1 1 3 −2 3
3 Fujairah 2 0 0 2 0 4 −4 0
4 Ras Al Khaimah 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Withdrew
Updated to match(es) played on 18 September 2021. Source: Global sports archive
10 September 2021 (2021-09-10) Fujairah 0–1 Al Dhaid Fujairah
17:35 Report
Stadium: Fujairah Club Stadium
18 September 2021 (2021-09-18) Al Arabi 3–0 Al Dhaid Umm Al Quwain
17:30
Report Stadium: Umm al Quwain Stadium
24 September 2021 (2021-09-24) Fujairah 0–3 Al Arabi Fujairah
17:20 Report
Stadium: Fujairah Club Stadium

Play off roundEdit

1 October 2021 (2021-10-01) Al Bataeh0–0
(6–7 p)
Hatta Al Bataeh
17:15 Report Stadium: Al Bataeh Stadium
1 October 2021 (2021-10-01) Dibba Al Fujairah1–2 Al Arabi Dibba Al-Fujairah
17:15
Report
Stadium: Dibba (F) Stadium

Knockout StageEdit

BracketEdit

BracketEdit

Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
              
Kalba 0
Al Arabi 3
Kalba 2
Baniyas 0
Emirates 2
Baniyas 1
Baniyas 1 2 3
Al Wahda 4 2 6
Al Jazira 1
Al Urooba 0
Al Jazira 1
Al Wahda 2
Al Wahda (a.e.t.) 1
Ajman 0
Al Wahda 0
Sharjah 1
Khor Fakkan 0
Al Wasl 3
Al Wasl 2
Al Ain 1
Al Nasr 0
Al Ain 1
Al Wasl 0 2 2
Sharjah 0 3 3
Sharjah 2
Hatta 1
Sharjah (4)
Shabab Al Ahli (2)
Al Dhafra 0
Shabab Al Ahli 1


Round of 16Edit

All times are local (UTC+04:00)

20 December 2021 (2021-12-20) Emirates0–3 Baniyas Ras Al Khaimah
16:45 Report
Stadium: Emirates Club Stadium
21 December 2021 (2021-12-21) Khor Fakkan0–3 Al Wasl Khor Fakkan
16:45 Report
Stadium: Saqr bin Mohammad al Qassimi Stadium
21 December 2021 (2021-12-21) Al Jazira 1–0Al UroobaAl Nahyan, Abu Dhabi
19:50
Report Stadium: Mohammad Bin Zayed Stadium
21 December 2021 (2021-12-21) Al Wahda 1–0 (a.e.t.)AjmanAl Nahyan, Abu Dhabi
19:45
Report Stadium: Al Nahyan Stadium
21 December 2021 (2021-12-21) Al Nasr0–1 Al Ain Al Nasr, Dubai
19:50 Report
  • Pereira   81'
Stadium: Al-Maktoum Stadium
22 December 2021 (2021-12-22) Kalba 2–1Al ArabiKalba
16:45
Report
Stadium: Ittihad Kalba Stadium
22 December 2021 (2021-12-22) Al Dhafra0–1 Shabab Al Ahli Madinat Zayed
16:50 Report
Stadium: Al Dhafra Stadium
22 December 2021 (2021-12-22) Sharjah 2–1HattaSharjah
19:45
Report Stadium: Sharjah Stadium

Quarter-finalsEdit

15 January 2022 (2022-01-15) Al Wasl 2–1Al AinZabeel, Dubai
17:05
Report
Stadium: Zabeel Stadium
15 January 2022 (2022-01-15) Al Jazira1–2 Al Wahda Al Rawdah, Abu Dhabi
20:00
Report
Stadium: Zayed Sports City Stadium
16 January 2022 (2022-01-16) Kalba0–2 Baniyas Kalba
17:00 Report
Stadium: Ittihad Kalba Stadium
16 January 2022 (2022-01-16) Sharjah 0–0 (a.e.t.)
(4–2 p)
Shabab Al AhliSharjah
20:00 Report Stadium: Sharjah Stadium
Penalties

Semi-finalsEdit

First legEdit

14 February 2022 (2022-02-14) Al Wasl 0–0 Sharjah Zabeel, Dubai
17:25 Report Stadium: Zabeel Stadium
14 February 2022 (2022-02-14) Al Wahda 4–1 Baniyas Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi
20:00
Report
Stadium: Al Nahyan Stadium

Second legEdit

22 February 2022 (2022-02-22) Sharjah 3–2
(3–2 agg.)
Al WaslSharjah
20:30
Report
Stadium: Sharjah Stadium
22 February 2022 (2022-02-22) Baniyas2–2
(3–6 agg.)
Al Wahda Al Shamkha, Abu Dhabi
20:00
Report
Stadium: Baniyas Stadium

FinalEdit

21 October 2022 (2022-10-21) Al Wahda0–1 Sharjah Al Ain
19:45 Report Alcacer   52' Stadium: Hazza bin Zayed Stadium

Top ScorersEdit

As of 21 October 2022
Rank Player Club Goals
1   Ahmed Abunamous Baniyas 2
  Nicolás Giménez
  Gilberto Al Wasl
  Fábio Lima
  João Pedro Al Wahda
  Omar Kharbin
2 18 Players 1
  • Note: Goals scored in the preliminary round are not included.

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