HM's Cup Football: Fanja advances, defending champion Al Arouba exits

Action from the match between nine-time champion Fanja and Oman in the round of 16 clash of the His Majesty’s Cup Football Championship at the Seeb Sports Stadium on Wednesday. 

Fanja rode national team striker Abdulaziz al Miqbali’s brace to win 2-0 and advance to the quarterfinals. 

Elsewhere, defending champion Al Arouba made its exit after it lost 0-1 to former two-time winner Al Suwaiq at the Sohar Sports Complex with Zaki Obaid scoring the winner.

In the other matches, Al Khabourah beat Nizwa 3-2 at the Sohar Sports Complex while Rustaq defeated Mirbat 2-1 at the Seeb Sports Stadium to book a spot in the last eight.

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