x Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 24 January 2018

Pro League round-up: Baniyas go top with win over Dibba

Grafite scores twice to lead Al Ahli over bottom-placed Kalba, while Baniyas go top of the table with victory over struggling Dibba.

Grafite scored twice for Al Ahli. Courtesy Al Ittihad
Grafite scored twice for Al Ahli. Courtesy Al Ittihad

Kalba 1 Al Ahli 3

Kalba Daoudi 57'

Al Ahli Grafite 13', 16', Jimenez 87'

Grafite took his goals tally to 11 from just five game last night as he scored the first two in Al Ahli's 3-1 win over Kalba.

The Brazilian struck in quick succession, finding the net in the 13th and 16th minutes.

Nabil Daoudi pulled one back for Kalba from the penalty spot in the 57th minute but Luis Jimenez sealed the win with Ahli's third goal three minutes from time.


Baniyas 2 Dibba 0

Baniyas Senghor 6', Ahmed Ali 17'

Baniyas moved to the top of the Pro League table with a 2-0 victory over Dibba Al Fujairah last night.

The home side were soon in the lead after their Senegalese international Andre Senghor scored with a header after just six minutes.

Ten minutes later Ahmed Ali doubled their advantage with a volley from inside the six-yard box.

The defeat in Abdullah Misfir's first game in charge leaves Dibba second bottom of the league with just one point.


Al Shabab 2 Ajman 2

Al Shabab Abbas 33', Ciel 45'

Ajman Boris Kabi 08', Shehab 76'

In the match at the foot of the league table the points where shared.

Ajman took an early lead through Boris Kabi, the Ivory Coast striker, before an Al Shabab comeback through a 33rd-minute strike from Waleed Abbas and a penalty from Ciel in first half injury time.

Shehab Ahmed came on for Founeke Sy in the 66th minute and scored the equaliser 10 minutes later, and seal an important point.


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