End of 18th Week of Excellent [Archives:1998/13/Sports]

March 30 1998

League Football Tournament: Ahli & Whada in Big Race
At the end of 18th week of excellent-league of football tournament, struggle, between Wahda of Sanaa and Ahli of Sanaa continued. Wahda of Sanaa is on top with 39 points after its draw with Ittihad of Ibb 1-1 at the match which took place last Thursday in Sanaa. This result shocked the Wahda of Sanaa fans since they had expected their team to win and assert its lead in the tournament.
Also fans of Wahda were shocked when their team lost the match with Shu’lah 2-1 at the match which took place last Friday in Sanaa. Ahli of Sanaa now has 37 points but still remains strong opponent to Wahda of Sanaa.

In Abyan, Hassan team defeated Shaab of Ibb 1-nil. With this result, the two teams have now 34 points, each. In Aden, Tilal of Aden defeated Zohra of Sanaa 4-3. As a result, Tilal got the 6th place with 27 points. Whereas Zohra stayed with its 20 points in the 8th place. Shamsan of Aden defeated Shaab of Mukala 2-nil. As a result, Shamsan got the 11th place with 10 points, whereas, Shaab of Mukalla’s credit stayed at 24 points in the 7th place.
In Taiz, Talieah of Taiz tied with Ahli of Hodeida nin-nil. This made Ahli’s credit 13 points in the 10th place leaving Talieah of Taiz in the back with 9 points.