Manama, Sep.14 (BNA): Defending champions Al Ahly got off to a winning start, beating Nuwaidrat 94 -51 in the opening round of the Zain Bahrain Basketball League.
Al Ahly dominated the match, which was played at the Bahrain Basketball Association (BBA) arena in Umm Al Hassam. Al Ahly player Ahmed Hassan put on a great performance, scoring 22 points.
In a second match, Al Hala edged past Samaheej 78/68. Al Hala player Amir Williams scored 22 points for his team while Gerald Martin netted 30 pts for Samaheej.
Manama will take on Sitra at 5.30 p.m on Wednesday, followed by the match between Al Najma and Bahrain at BBA arena in Umm Al Hassam.