Al Ahli held title holders Riffa to a 2-2 draw in the 17th round of the Nasser Bin Hamad Bahrain Premier League at Bahrain National Stadium last night.
Al Ahli led the first half 1-0 through Hamza Al Sanhaji’s goal in the 38th minute. They increased the lead through Mahdi Tarradi in the 47th minute.
However, Riffa reacted fast and scored two goals through Mohammed Marhoon in the 50th minute and Sayed Hashim Isa in the 52nd minute.
Riffa are on 42 points while Al Ahli have 18 points.
In a second match, held at Khalifa Sports City Stadium, Muharraq and Al Malkiya drew 1-1.
Hamza Al Jabn scored for Muharraq in the 9th minute before Al Malkiya’s Sayed Hashim Adnan equalised in the 32nd minute.
Muharraq have 24 points and Al Malkiya 13.