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Grafite goals helps Al-Ahli to Gulf Cup glory

Grafite in action for Wolfsburg in 2011 - Action Images

The Brazilian striker has already won three trophies with the Dubai side this season, having won both the Gulf Supercup and the Gulf League.

Opponents Al-Jazira took the lead in Saturday’s clash but an equaliser from Grafite paved the way for an Al-Ahli comeback as his side ran out 2-1 winners.

The former São Paulo striker expressed his delight with the win.

“I’m really happy with the result,” said the 35-year-old.

“We were losing but managed to turn things around. We knew it would be a tough battle because it was a cup final and in 90 minutes anything can happen.”

“We played well and managed to win. The whole team deserves congratulations for this, and for the way that we have played this season,” he completed.

 

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