WEHDAT WIN BUT FAISALI SHOCKED ON FOOTBALL’S OPENING DAY
Oct 30, 2016
Reigning champions Wehdat launched their Al Manaseer Jordanian Pro League campaign with a win, but old rivals Faisali were beaten as the league finally got underway following the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup.
Wehdat eased past Baqa'a 3-0 in Al Qwaismeh Stadium thanks to first half goals from Monther Abu Amarah and Baha' Faisal and a second half strike from Brazilian Francisco Torres.
But Faisali were stunned 1-0 by Al Jazeera at the Amman Stadium with the only goal of the game scored by Isam Mabadien.
In other action, Al Ahli beat Ramtha 1-0 thanks to a late Al Hajj Malek goal. Meanwhile, Shabab Al Ordon picked up three points with a 2-1 win over Sahab.
A goal in each half by Sameer Raja and Ahmad Ghazi gave Al Hussein Irbid a 2-0 win over Al Sareeh, while Mansheyet Bani Hassan beat That Rass 2-1 in Al Mafraq Stadium with goals from Adel Hamani and Dimba Dikata.