Jeddah, January 16, 2024, Italian club Juventus F.C. and Belgian side Royal Antwerp F.C. are set to face off in the finals of the Mahd International Football Championship at King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah next Thursday. Both teams secured their positions by leading their respective groups.
In the first group, Juventus F.C. dominated with a commanding 4-1 victory over Japan's Kashiwa Reysol, securing the top spot with an impressive nine-point sweep. The Japanese team earned six points, securing the second position, while Mahd Sports Academy claimed the third spot with three points after narrowly defeating Dutch club FC Twente with a single goal.
In the second group, Belgian club Royal Antwerp F.C. claimed the top position with seven points, securing a significant 2-0 triumph over Ghana's Atram de Visser Academy team. Czech side SK Slavia Prague secured the second spot with five points after an exciting 3-3 draw with Dutch club PSV Eindhoven.
The Mahd International Football Championship has witnessed intense competition, and the upcoming finals promise to deliver an exciting clash between two strong teams, reflecting the global appeal of the tournament.