Iranian midfielder Omid Ebrahimi has joined professional Qatari football club Al Ahli, which is currently playing in the Persian Gulf kingdom’s first tier of football league competition – known as Qatar Stars League.
Persepolis and Al Ahli go into the second leg of their AFC Champions League quarterfinal at Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi today with the tie tantalizingly poised after the sides played out an entertaining 2-2 draw in last month’s first leg.
A late equalizer by substitute Godwin Mensha saw Iran's Persepolis come from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Saudi Arabia's Al Ahli in the first leg of their 2017 AFC Champions League quarterfinal in Muscat, Oman, on Tuesday.
It will be a clash of two of West Asia's most popular teams when Persepolis of Iran takes on Saudi Arabia’s Al Ahli in the quarterfinals of the 2017 AFC Champions League in the Omani capital of Muscat tonight.
Al Ahli manager Cosmin Olaroiu hailed his team's fighting spirit as the club from the United Arab Emirates twice came from behind to notch up a 3-2 win over Tractorsazi that secured its place in the knockout rounds of the 2015 AFC Champions League.