Gulf Cup hero Rusheidi to join Saudi club Al Ain

Oman's 23rd Gulf Cup hero and goalkeeper Faiz al Rusheidi, who also led Al Suwaiq to 2017-18 Omantel League title earlier this month, has signed a deal with Saudi Arabia's club, Al Ain. Rusheidi inked a one-year deal with Al Ain, which was promoted to the Prince  Mohammad bin Salman League (PMBSL), the second-highest division Saudi Arabian league earlier this year.

Al Ain finished third in the second division to be promoted to PMBSL for the first time.Al Ain is based in Al Atawlah of Al Bahah region in Saudi Arabia and the club was founded in 1978.Speaking after signing the deal, Rusheidi said, β€œI am happy to sign a deal with Al Ain and it will be my first experience overseas as a pro footballer. I did get many offers after my Gulf Cup display but held back to help Al Suwaiq claim the fourth Omantel League title.”

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