Ahli, Bani Jamra victorious in volleyball league
TDT | Manama
The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com
Al Ahli and Bani Jamra were both winners last night in the 2020/2021 Isa bin Rashid Bahrain First Division Volleyball League, being played at the Bahrain Volleyball Association arena at Isa Sports City in Riffa.
Ahli battled back twice from behind to overcome a tough challenge against Al Najma in a five-set thriller, while Bani Jamra defeated A’ali in four.
In Ahli’s win, after falling behind 1-2, Ahli was able to scrape through and extend the contest to a decisive fifth set.
There, they rode their momentum all the way to the end and finally closed out the match with a hard-earned 3-2 (22-25, 25-21, 21-25, 26-24, 15-10) score.
Ahli claimed their 12th win in 13 matches while a battling Najma suffered their seventh loss to go with six wins.
In yesterday’s other match, Bani Jamra claimed a rare league victory.
They had a good start to take a 2-0 lead, but A’ali fought back and were determined to extend the contest.
Later, after conceding the third set, Bani Jamra were able to close things out in the fourth and come away with the 3-1 (25- 22, 25-20, 17-25, 25-19) result.
It was only their fourth victory in 13 matches, while A’ali were handed their 11th defeat to go with just two wins.
League action continues tonight with another two matches on the schedule.
At 6 pm, Busaiteen take on Al Nasser followed at 7.30 pm by Muharraq facing Dar Kulaib.