AL Asateer and Suqoor Al Bahrain scored upset victories over Team Victorious and Dilmun respectively in Group 1 of the Nasser bin Hamad Ramadan Sports Tournament “Nasser 12”.
Al Asateer and Suqoor had suffered defeats in the first round of the group stage but put in strong performances in their second matches. All four teams are on three points each.
Al Asateer edged out Victorious 3-2.
Mohammed Al Ansari put Al Asateer ahead in the 25the minute before Mushari Ahmed levelled the score for Victorious.
Talal Al Naar fired Al Asateer ahead six minutes after the half-time break and doubled the lead ten minutes from the final whistle.
Hussain Ali pulled one back for Victorious in stoppage time.
Suqoor Al Bahrain, on the other hand, had an easier time beating Dilmun 2-0.
Omar Mohammed opened the winners’ account in the 44th minute while Sulaiman Mohammed doubled the lead in the 95h minute.
Two games are scheduled for today in Group 2. Forever clash with Nomas in the first game at 9pm while Al Zaeem face Winning in the second game at 11.30pm.
Meanwhile, Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty for Charity Work and Youth Affairs and president of Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, thanked Batelco for its sponsorship of Nasser 12.
Chairman of Batelco Shaikh Abdullah bin Khalifa Al Khalifa said that Batelco is proud to collaborate with Nasser 12.