HM's Cup Football Championship: Fanja wins; Arouba upset by Bausher

Action from the match between Al Arouba and Bausher on Saturday

Nine-time champion Fanja marched into the last 16 of the 2016-2017 His Majesty's Cup Football Championship as it drubbed Al Ittihad 5-1 at the Seeb Sports Stadium on Saturday. 

Four-time winner Al Arouba, meanwhile, suffered a shock exit, losing 1-2 to Bausher in a round-of-32 match at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex on Saturday.

Title holder Saham had made it to the pre-quarterfinals on Thursday with an emphatic 4-1 victory over Bidiyah.

Other results (Round of 32): Saturday: Al Nasr 0 Al Shabab 0 (2-4 on penalties), Yanqul 0 Al Suwaiq 4, Majees 1 Oman 2; Friday: Muscat 3 Bahla 1, Sur 2 Al Salam 2 (3-4 on penalties), Sohar 2 Mirbat 0, Al Wusta 1 Jalan 3, Salalah 0 Al Hamra 2; Thursday: Al Rustaq 1 Al Nahda 2, Ahli-Sidab 1 Al Mudhaibi 1 (3-4 on penalties), Nizwa 1 Al Ittifaq 0.

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