Riffa top the table with 13 points after beating East Riffa 2-1 in the fifth round of the Shaikh Nasser Premier League, which also witnessed Muharraq’s victory over Hidd 2-0.
Sayyed Mahdi Baqir scored the first goal in the 34the minute and East Riffa equalised one minute before the end of the first half through Luiz. Defender Abdullah Al Shalal provided Riffa the winning goal scoring against his team by mistake in the 60th minute.
In the second match, Muharrq defeated defending champion Hidd 2-0. Ismail Abdullatif scored in the 84th minute while Abdulwahab Al Malood scored the second goal in injury time.
Muharraq jump to fourth place with eight points while Hidd fall back in fifth place with seven points.