Manama, September 14 (BNA) The defending champion Al-Ahly made a successful start by defeating Al-Nuwaidrat 94-51 in the opening round of the Zain Bahrain Basketball League.
Al-Ahly dominated the match, which was held at the Bahrain Basketball Association Stadium in Umm Al-Hassam. Al-Ahly player Ahmed Hassan gave a great performance by scoring 22 points.
In a second match, Al Hilal beat Samaheej 78/68. Al-Hala’s Amir Williams scored 22 points for his team, while Gerald Martin scored 30 points for Samaheej.
Manama will play Sitra at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, followed by the Al-Najma and Bahrain match at the BBA Stadium in Umm Al-Hassam.