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Basketball: Al Ahly crowned Super League champions

Posted on May 1, 2016

basketball have clinched the Egyptian Super League title after completing a 65-59 comeback victory over Gezira on Saturday.

Gezira ended the first quarter with a 21-14 lead, before continuing to have the upper hand in the second one, which ended 37-31 in their favour.

Al Ahly managed to reduce the deficit to two points, as the scoreline became 48-46 at the end of the third quarter. In the dying minutes of the fourth quarter, the Red Devils levelled the scoreline 53-53, to force five minutes of added time.

During the extra time, Al Ahly managed to complete the comeback to secure the title with a 65-59 victory.

Al Ahly topped the four-team playoff on 11 points, followed by Sporting of Alexandria and Gezira on 9 points, while finished at the bottom on 7 points.


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