Al Jazira player Saud Suleiman tops the list of «citizen scorer»

Angolan 'resident' surpasses 'professionals' at the top scorers of the handball league

Angolan Mario de Jesus during his participation with his team Dibba Al-Hisn in a previous match against Al-Nasr. From the source

Official statistics issued by the Handball Federation revealed that Angolan Mario de Jesus, who is registered in the category of resident with Dibba Al-Hisn, topped the list of scorers in the handball league with a total of 144 goals, scored over three rounds that extended the tournament (preliminary, semi-final and final), and the curtain fell on the sixth of this month.

The resident player continued to impose his strong presence on the list, after the Tunisian Salem Ahmed Obaid (resident) succeeded with Al Wasl team in entering a partner in second place with the Egyptian professional in Dibba Al-Hisn Ibrahim Hassan Ali with a total of 131 goals each, before going fourth place with 113 goals to the «resident» Mleiha team, Algerian Noureddine Hilal, and each of the residents of Al Ain and Sharjah, the young Croatian Fabian Grujic and Algerian Zuhair Nayem came in fifth and sixth places with 110 and 98 Respectively.

The best results in terms of the national scorer in the current season's league came through Al Jazira player Saud Suleiman, by finishing ninth in the list with 85 goals, one goal behind the Egyptian professional in Al Wasl Ahmed Rifai, who was content with eighth place due to his absence of three games from his team in the final round.

Al Nasr player Rashid Saeed had an exceptional season by topping the list of his team's scorers, and ranked second in terms of the "citizen scorer" with a total of 75 goals, one goal ahead of the 12th-placed scorer in the list of scorers of the tournament, the Tunisian player Mesbah Al-Sane.

In turn, Shabab Al Ahli international Issa Al Bannai imposed himself strongly as the third best scorer in the country, with a total of 65 goals, as well as the second best scorer in his team, behind Tunisia's Rayan Zriat, who qualified him with 71 goals to rank 14th in the league's scorers.

It is noteworthy that Sharjah snatched the league title for the seventh time in its career with 23 points, two points ahead of runners-up Shabab Al Ahli, Al Ain came third with 17 points, two points behind Al Jazira fourth in the standings, Mleiha fifth with 13 points, Al Wasl seventh (11 points), Al Nasr seventh (10 points), and finally Dibba Al Hisn eighth with eight points.

• 144 goals gave De Jesus the top scorer, ahead of Tunisia's Salem Obeid and Egypt's Ibrahim Hassan with 131 goals.