UAE’s Backheel Penalty Taker Sensation Dies

by Nigel Assam

Remember UAE’s Theyab Awana, the backheel penalty taker who became a sensation back in July? Only 21 years-old, the promising player, who played for the UAE club side Bani Yas, died in a car accident traveling back from training in Al Ain to Abu Dhabi. Our prayers go out to his family and teammates.