Ahly need to win 3 games to secure league title, says coach Jol

Ahram Online , Thursday 5 May 2016

Ahly are 11 ahead of rivals and their closest challengers Zamalek

Martin Jol
Martin Jol, coach of Egypt's Al Ahly (Reuters)

After beating Haras El-Hodoud 4-0 in the 26th match day of the Egyptian Premier League, Ahly coach Dutch Martin Jol believes the title is not secured as the team still has important games to play.

Ahly crushed bottom side Haras El-Hodoud in Alexandria to maintain their 100 percent Egyptian league record under coach Martin Jol and move closer towards winning a ninth title in 10 seasons.

They kept their 11-point lead over arch rivals and nearest challengers Zamalek intact and, with nine matches remaining, they moved closer to claiming the title.

"I think Ahly need to win only three games to secure the league title," Jol said at the post game press conference.

"If we achieved it I can play Zamalek and Ismaily games sleeping on my pillow," he added.

The former Tottenham Hotspur and Fulham player has been appointed as the new boss of Ahly, Egypt's most popular team, for a year-and- a-half starting last winter.

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