Al Najma defeated Al Ahli 2-0 in a 15th-round match of the Nasser bin Hamad Bahrain Premier League last night.
Al Najma players were dominant in the match, played at Shaikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium in Arad. They struck first in the 26th minute when Ibrahim Ahmed Habib scored from the penalty spot.
Substitute Abdulrahman Yousuf scored the second goal for Al Najma in the sixth minute of stoppage time.
The other match of the night, between Manama and Busaiteen at Khalifa Sports City Stadium in Isa Town, ended in a goalless draw.
Al Najma are fourth in the standings with 25 points and Manama are sixth with 20. Al Ahli (14) and Busaiteen (9) continue in the seventh and last positions.
Last night’s matches marked the end of the 15th round and the next round will start on Sunday when East Riffa take on Al Najma and Al Ahli face Busaiteen.