The UAE Pro League announced the schedule of the second half of the Arabian Gulf League season after holding a coordination meeting on Tuesday, January 12th, with the rights holders, who requested that the kick-off time of the first set of games in all matchweeks, up until matchweek 19, be fixed at 5:30pm, with the exception of matchweeks 20 and 21, which will kick off at 5:45pm. Meanwhile, the second set of matches will all kick off at 8:15pm.
The UAE Pro League revealed only the schedule for the period between matchweek 14 and matchweek 21. The remaining fixtures are yet to be announced, as the AFC Champions League schedule is not clear yet, after the continental competition was postponed from January to April.
The second half of the Arabian Gulf League season will kick off on January 29th, as the first day of action will see Hatta host Al Wahda and Al Dhafra face Ajman away from home at 5:30pm. The last match of the day will see Al Jazira clash with Al Nasr at 8:15pm.
The matchweek 14 action resumes on January 30th, when Khorfakkan face Al Ain and Shabab Al Ahli clash with Ittihad Kalba at 5:30pm. Afterwards, Sharjah will host Fujairah and Bani Yas welcome Al Wasl at 8:15pm.
Matchweek 15 will then be held on February 4th and 5th, just before the national team training camp, which will be held between February 6th and 10th. The Arabian Gulf League competition then resumes with matchweek 16, scheduled to take place on February 13th and 14th.
The first leg of the Arabian Gulf Cup semi-finals will be followed by matchweek 17 on February 18th and 19th and matchweek 18 on the 25th and 26th of the same month. They will then be followed by the second leg of the Arabian Gulf Cup semi-finals.
Matchweek 19 will be held on March 5th and 6th, matchweek 20 is scheduled for the 11th and 12th of March, and matchweek 21 is set for March 15th and 16th. Then, the national team training camp will be held between March 17th and 30th.
The schedule of the remaining matchweeks will be announced after the AFC announces its schedule for the continental competition.
It is worth mentioning that the UAE Pro League Technical Committee has already prepared for different scenarios for the remaining matchweeks in order to be able to respond to developments related to the AFC Champions League schedule.
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