Wahdah Comes 1st in 14th Week [Archives:1998/09/Sports]

March 2 1998

Al-Wahdah of Sanaa managed to gain 3 points to raise its credit to 31 points after 14 weeks into the Excellent-League Football Tournament. Al-Wahdah gained the points when they defeated Al-Tali’a of Taiz last Friday, February 27th, making it 5-3.
With this victory, Al-Wahda moved into first place with 31 points. The Ahli of Sanaa, who was in first position at the end of the 13th week, was unexpectedly defeated by Al-Zuhra of Sanaa 1-nil last Thursday in Sanaa, thus going down to second place.

Shaab Ibb defeated Ittihad Ibb 2-nil, keeping its position with 28 points, just behind Ahli of Sanaa.

Hassan of Abyan defeated Shamsan of Aden 1-nil, raising its credit to 27 points and securing fourth position. Shamsan of Aden lost a place in the tournament with 7 points.

Tilal of Aden defeated Ahli of Hodeida 2-nil, raising its credit to 18 points. Ahli of Hodeida’s credit stayed at 11 points and tenth position.

Shaab Al-Mukallah tied with Al-Shu’la 1-1. Al-Shu’la is now in fifth position with 22 points.