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 8. Al-Nweidrat 0-0 
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 13. Sitra 0-0 

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Premier League Round 4 of Second Stage - Mar 4, 2017


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Premier League is at the halfway of the Second Stage and there are still another 4 rounds left. Coincidentally all visitors won their games. There was no lack of excitement in the last round games. The round ended with loss of the undefeated team, derby games and even winless team recording their first victory.

The most crucial game of the last round was the first loss of Issa Town (0-1) at the home court on Monday night. Hosts were defeated by top-ranked Sitra (2-0) 68-62. Sitra maintains seventh position in League with 2-0 record. Newly promoted Issa Town still closes the standings with one game lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
The game between Top Four teams took place in Nuwaidrat. 4th ranked host Nuwaidrat (1-3) was smashed by third ranked Al Ahli (3-1) 79-59. Al Ahli moved-up to second place in League. Nuwaidrat at the other side keeps the fourth position with three games lost. Al Ahli will play against Al Muharraq (#3) at home in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Nuwaidrat will play against the league's leader Al Manama to get more than just one victory in their record.
Al Ittihad has registered their first victory this season after one consecutive losses. The win is especially important as it came on the road game in Manama, where they defeated Samaheej (0-2) 92-76 on Monday. Al Ittihad (1-1) left bottom position moving up to ninth place in League. Samaheej at the other side, also newcomer in the league, still closes the standings with two games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Premier League top team - Al Manama (4-0) had no problems winning another game. This time they crushed fifth ranked Al Hala (1-3) in Muharraq 98-76. Defending champion maintains first position in League with 4-0 record. Al Hala at the other side keeps the fifth place with three games lost. Al Manama's next round opponent will be Nuwaidrat (#4) at home. Al Hala will play against Al Najma in Manama and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Bottom-ranked Al Najma (0-4) is still winless. This time they could not use their home court advantage losing their fourth consecutive match to third ranked Al Muharraq (3-1) 106-59 on Tuesday evening. Al Muharraq maintains third position in League with 3-1 record behind leader Al Manama. Loser Al Najma still closes the standings with four games lost. Al Muharraq will face league's second-placed Al Ahli in Manama in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Al Najma will play at home against Al Hala (#5) and hopes to get finally their first victory.

Places 1-6
Nuwaidrat - Al Ahli 59-79

The game between Top Four teams took place in Nuwaidrat. 4th ranked host Nuwaidrat (1-3) was smashed by third ranked Al Ahli (3-1) 79-59. Al Ahli moved-up to second place in League. Nuwaidrat at the other side keeps the fourth position with three games lost. Al Ahli will play against Al Muharraq (#3) at home in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Nuwaidrat will play against the league's leader Al Manama to get more than just one victory in their record.
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Al Najma - Al Muharraq 59-106

Bottom-ranked Al Najma (0-4) is still winless. This time they could not use their home court advantage losing their fourth consecutive match to third ranked Al Muharraq (3-1) 106-59 on Tuesday evening. Al Muharraq maintains third position in League with 3-1 record behind leader Al Manama. Loser Al Najma still closes the standings with four games lost. Al Muharraq will face league's second-placed Al Ahli in Manama in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Al Najma will play at home against Al Hala (#5) and hopes to get finally their first victory.
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Al Hala - Al Manama 76-98

Premier League top team - Al Manama (4-0) had no problems winning another game. This time they crushed fifth ranked Al Hala (1-3) in Muharraq 98-76. Defending champion maintains first position in League with 4-0 record. Al Hala at the other side keeps the fifth place with three games lost. Al Manama's next round opponent will be Nuwaidrat (#4) at home. Al Hala will play against Al Najma in Manama and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
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Places 7-11
Samaheej - Al Ittihad 76-92

Al Ittihad has registered their first victory this season after one consecutive losses. The win is especially important as it came on the road game in Manama, where they defeated Samaheej (0-2) 92-76 on Monday. Al Ittihad (1-1) left bottom position moving up to ninth place in League. Samaheej at the other side, also newcomer in the league, still closes the standings with two games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
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Issa Town - Sitra 62-68

The most crucial game of the last round was the first loss of Issa Town (0-1) at the home court on Monday night. Hosts were defeated by top-ranked Sitra (2-0) 68-62. Sitra maintains seventh position in League with 2-0 record. Newly promoted Issa Town still closes the standings with one game lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
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Middleton
Samaheej signs Middleton just out of college !! - 12 days ago
Samaheej (Premier League) signed American forward Janarius Middleton (203-101kg). He just graduated from Jackson State University (NCAA). Middleton has played there for the last four years. In 32 games he had 7.0ppg, 8.1rpg and 1.2apg last season. As mentioned above he is just out of the college and it will be his first season as a pro. Middleton played at the SWAC Tournament Finalist in 2016. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Bahrain   [read more]

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Al-Najma welcomes back Quaintance, ex Saigon H. !! - 12 days ago
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