Al Ahly Al Ittihad Al Masry Arab Contractors Gouna ENPPI Hodood Ismaily Petrojet Smouha Wadi Degla Zamalek Arsenal FC Basel Hull City AS Roma Lierse SK SC Braga Nacional Madeira Sporting Lisbon

Al Hilal crowned league champions over Abdel-Shafy’s Al Ahli, Kahraba’s Ittihad

By
Posted on April 21, 2017
Al Hilal crowned league champions over Abdel-Shafy's Al Ahli, Kahraba's Ittihad

Photo: Al-Hilal

sealed their 14th Saudi Professional League title after beating Al Shabab 2-1 in the 24th round on Thursday.

The Riyadh-based team have been confirmed champions with two games to spare, after they reached 60 points from 24 matches, 11 points ahead of second-placed Al Nasr, who have 49 points from 23 matches.

Al Hilal ended five-year drought of not winning the league title, as their last triumph came in the 2010-2011 season, losing the title to Al-Shabab, Al-Fateh, Al-Nassr (twice), and ’s since then.

Al Hilal and Al Ahli may still go head to head in the King Cup final, as they both will face Al-Taawoun and Al-Faisaly in the semi-finals respectively, which may leave a chance for Mohamed Abdel-Shafy, who could return to his former club Zamalek, to win a silverware this season.

0 Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *