Video: Mahrez and Kessie's Partnership Secures Late Debut Goal for Ivorian in Al Ahli Victory

Video: Mahrez and Kessie's Partnership Secures Late Debut Goal for Ivorian in Al Ahli Victory

Franck Kessie Clinches Late Triumph for Al Ahli with Debut Goal, Assisted by Mahrez

In a thrilling display of teamwork, Franck Kessie's late strike secured a victory for Al Ahli against AL Akhdoud, further solidifying their perfect start in the Saudi Pro League season. The Ivorian midfielder, Kessie, capitalized on a meticulously executed cross delivered by Algerian winger Riyad Mahrez, sealing the win in the 96th minute. The Prince Abdullah Al Faisal Stadium reverberated with cheers as Kessie found the back of the net for the first time since his summer transfer to the club.

The synergy between Kessie and Mahrez proved instrumental in this remarkable victory, with Mahrez's adept ball control enabling him to outmaneuver his marker. The subsequent precise delivery into the box found Kessie perfectly positioned to convert it into a goal-scoring opportunity.

The triumph marks Al Ahli's third consecutive win in the league, solidifying their position at the top of the table alongside Al Ittihad.


Taking to Twitter, Kessie expressed his gratitude, "Three crucial points, an exceptional night. Thank you, Ahly fans," encapsulating the elation of both the team and its supporters.

Al Ahli initiated their season with a commanding 3-1 victory over Al Hazm, courtesy of a hat-trick by Roberto Firmino. They continued their winning streak with an identical scoreline against Al Khaleej in their subsequent match.

As Al Ahli's pursuit of clinching the Saudi Pro League title persists, their next challenge awaits in the form of a match against Al Tai. The club's impeccable performance so far underscores their determination and potential to emerge victorious in the league.
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