Al-Ahly Basketball men turned their delay against Zamalek to a 10-point victory in the ninth round matches of the Super Basketball League after resorting to an additional period.
Zamalek started the game that was held at home, and succeeded in finishing the second period and the first half, 14 points ahead, with a score of 44-30.
However, Al-Ahly managed to return again in the meeting, especially in the fourth period that ended the original time of the match with a score of 79-79.
After resorting to an additional 5-minute run, Al-Ahly managed to clinch it and win the match with a score of 93-83.
Al-Ahly raised its score to 16 points in the lead temporarily before Al-Ittihad faced Sporting on Thursday and Al-Jazira against Smouha.
The first leg between the two teams ended with Al-Ahly winning at its stadium with a score of 82-68.
With this, Zamalek’s balance became 12 points in sixth place after receiving the fifth consecutive defeat.
The group stage is an arrangement between the eight teams before resorting to the exclusionary roles, as the first faces the eighth position, and so on until the fourth confronts the fifth.