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Al-Ahli Jeddah clinch King’s Cup


managed to seize the King’s Cup with a 2-1 victory over Al-Nassr and managed to finish the season with a historical double for the first time.

Egypt’s featured in the starting lineup in a historical night for Al Ahli Jeddah, as they managed to clinch the King’s Cup over rivals Al-Nassr with a 2-1 victory.

With that win, Al Ahli become the first Saudi team to win the double in an extraordinary season.

The first half started with a high tempo from Al Ahli, as they managed to wrap it up with a one goal margin with a goal from Omar al-Somah.

Tables turned in the second half as Al Nassr took the helm, the attacks kept flowing until Ahmed al Fraidi managed to level the score up in the 61st minute. Al Fraidi was later on sent off in the 121th minute.

The game went to extra-time as the score was level on the 90th minute. It was Al-Somah again, with a goal in the 114th minute to seize the win for Al Ahli.

With this win, Al Ahli achieved their 13th cup title in its history, alongside the historical double, and move away from their closest rival Al-Ittihad with eight titles to its name.


Malak Hassouna is a French Baccalaureate graduate and currently a Political Sciences student, who was born and still lives in Cairo. She started playing volleyball at the age of 7 as a libero at the Shooting Club in Cairo. A hardcore Chelsea and Al Ahly fan, also a Roger Federer worshipper. She writes for various websites and blogs including KingFut, Chelseafc360 and Vavel UK.

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