By Sports Reporter Doha
There seems to be no respite for Al Sadd as they crashed to another demoralising defeat in the Qatar Men’s League, this time to Al Arabi.
Following their 110-59 thrashing by Al Rayyan last week, Al Sadd were walloped 80-51 by Al Arabi seriously denting their chances of finishing in the top four of the tournament.
Souleye Ndour top-scored with 29 points for Al Arabi, while Osaro Adako, Momar Talla and Adamu Saaka had 18, 17 and 16, respectively.
Al Arabi gave Al Sadd no chance, romping to a 26-10 lead after the first quarter and then building on the advantage as the match progressed.
By the time the third quarter ended, Al Arabi had already put the outcome of the match beyond doubt by taking a 24-point lead (58-34).
Al Arabi scored 20 points from turnovers and an equal number of fast-break points.
At one point late in the match, they held a 36-point lead (77-41) as Al Sadd capitulated completely.
Donald Sykes was the highest scorer for Al Sadd with 22, while Jeffrey West had 13 and Mohamed Ouiri 12.
In the second match of the day, Qatar SC beat Al Ahli 68-62 in a close game yesterday.
Qatar SC’s Quinton Meddrick Doggett was the top-scorer in the match with 26 points, while teammates James Edward Justice Jr. and Bader Mohamed Ba-Sulaiman added 16 and 10 points respectively to the team’s cause.
With 25 points, Ndoye Elhadj Seydou led the scoring duties for Al Ahli, who led for a total of 35 minutes 33 seconds in the match, but could not convert it into a victory. Branko Ereminov was the only other Al Ahli player to get into double figures with 13 points.
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