The first basketball team of Al-Ahly Club achieved victory at the expense of Al-Ittihad of Alexandria, 67-58, in the third match of the two teams in the “best of 5” series in the Egyptian Basketball Super League final, to advance 2-1 in the total matches that bring the two teams together.
Al-Ahly dominated the performance completely, and succeeded in the first period in ending it by advancing with a score of 22-14, before continuing to impose its control over the second period by scoring 17 points compared to 13 points in favor of Al-Ittihad, to end the first half with Al-Ahly’s superiority 39-27 in complete control.
The red supremacy continued in the third period, scoring 15 points against 13 for Al-Ittihad, raising the difference to 14 points in favor of the Red Knight, and giving Al-Ahly the advantage so far, with a score of 54-40, and is close to deciding the match.
A strong fourth period between Al-Ahly and Al-Ittihad
Al-Ittihad tried to return to the match in the fourth period, and succeeded in reducing the difference to 8 points a minute and 38 seconds before the end, so that the match between them ignited in the remaining minutes.
Al-Ahly returned to excel and settled matters in the end, with a score of 67-58, after its players scored 13 points in the fourth period, compared to 18 for Al-Ittihad.
Al-Ahly is ahead of Al-Ittihad in total matches
As a result of the matches, Al-Ahly advanced by two matches to one, after Al-Ahly won the first match with a score of 69-62, while Al-Ittihad of Alexandria managed to win the second match with a score of 80-62, before Al-Ahly won today.
The team that crowns the title needs to win 3 matches from the “best of 5” series, which will decide the Egyptian Basketball Super League title this season, amid the igniting competition between Al-Ittihad and Al-Ahly.
The date of the fourth match between Al-Ahly and Al-Ittihad
The date of the fourth match between Al-Ahly and Al-Ittihad in the “best of 5” series will be next Monday, and it is the important match during which the title will be decided in the event that Al-Ahly wins, or the Al-Ittihad equalizes the result in the event of victory, so that they will then resort to the fifth match.