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Junior Ajayi leads Al Ahly to victory

14:55 GMT+3 13/10/2017
Junior Ajayi of Al-Ahly
The Nigerian striker was on hand to lead the Red Devils to their first win in the league this season

Junior Ajayi was on target as Al Ahly defeated Al Ittihad 2-0 in an Egyptian Premier League encounter at the Al Salam Stadium on Thursday evening.

The striker ensured Hossam El Badry went into the break with a lead after he converted from close range in the 43rd minute.

Hussein Sayed's strike in the 80th minute ensured the maximum points were safe for the reigning Egyptian topflight champions.

The win was their first this season after their season opener against El Geish ended in a draw.

Involvement in the Caf Champions League have seen them play just two games in the five-week old 2017/18 Egyptian elite division.

They sit 13th in the log with four points from two league games and are in action against El Raja on Monday in their next top division encounter.