Advisor Turki Al-Sheikh, head of the Saudi Arabian Entertainment Authority and owner of Spanish club Almeria, announced on Monday that a match between Almeria and Al-Hilal would take place in August.
Al-Sheikh said via his personal Twitter account: “Champions League… soon in Britain… congratulations to the leader.”
Champions match.. soon in Britain ❤️💙
Congratulations leader 💙 pic.twitter.com/w28ERmQHrp
— TURKI ALALSHIKH (@Turki_alshikh) June 27, 2022
While Almeria’s account posted on Twitter: “The lions of Almeria in the face of the leader and the leader of Asia.. August 7 will not let you through.”
🔴⚪ Almeria 🆚 Crescent Moon 🔵
Lions of Almeria in the face of the leader and great Asia 🤩
📆 August 7
Don’t miss it ❤️ pic.twitter.com/NbgI8C8iAB
— Almeria Club (@UDAlmeria_Arab) June 27, 2022
Almeria won the Spanish second division cup last May to return to the league after being absent for 7 seasons, while Al Hilal won the Saudi Pro League title on Monday.
Al-Hilal won the Saudi Pro League title with a valuable 2-1 victory over Al Faisali at the end of the 30th round of the tournament at the King Fahd International Stadium.
Al-Hilal increased their lead to 67 points ahead of Al-Ittihad Jeddah (65 points) who equalized Al-Batin with no goals.
Al-Hilal won a third title in a row, 18th in its history and fifth title in the last six years, and also achieved the best result in the history of the Saudi League after being 16 points clear of the previous one. leader of Al-Ittihad.