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Adel Abdel-Rahman’s Al-Batin promoted to Saudi Pro League


Photo: Ittihad Jeddah official Twitter account

Egyptian manager Adel Abdelrahman’s Al Batin will play in the Saudi Professional League next season as confirmed by Saudi Arabian Football Federation.

After finishing third in the Saudi first division, Al-Batin lost the promotion playoff against Al-Raed who finished 12th in the Saudi Professional League last season 5-3 on aggregate.

However, members of the Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF) have today agreed on the relegation of league champions Al-Mojzel to the second division, as they have been accused of match-fixing, after their appeal was refused by the responsible committee.

The decision means that Al-Batin were given the second promotion spot to the Professional League, while the first spot was given to Al-Ittifaq who finished second in the league last season.

It worth a mention that the former Egyptian International was appointed as Al Batin manager last June following a dispute with the board of Ittihad Jeddah.



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