Excellent-Division Football Tournament Next Month [Archives:1998/42/Sports]

October 19 1998

Yemen Times has been informed by sources at the Yemen General Football Association that there are strong indications that the Excellent-Division football tournament will start at the end of November.
Participant teams are divided into two groups:
1- Wahda of Sanaa, Shaab of Ibb, Ittihad of Ibb, Tali’a of Taiz, Hilal, and Al-Saqr.
2- Ahli of Sanaa, Shoula, Hassan, Tilal, Zohra, Wahda of Aden and Al-Majd.
Following the first and second group matches, the Golden Square games will be held in two rounds. The top team from the first group will play against the second team from the second group in two-leg matches. The top team from the second group will play with the second team from the second group, also in two-leg games. The overall winners will play for the tournament’s top position.