KUWAIT: Kuwait SC and Salwa Al-Sabah Club match in action.

By Abdellatif Sharaa

KUWAIT: Kuwait SC's women's futsal team maintain their hold on the top spot of the standings after beating Salwa Al-Sabah Club 4-2 in their match held Saturday as part of the sixth week of the URC League. The win puts Kuwait's total points at 21, while Salwa Al-Sabah's total remained at three only.

Meanwhile, Al-Arabi drew with Al-Fatat Club 1-1 in an exciting match. Dina Al-Khawari scored first for Al-Fatat in the first half. Al-Arabi players were unlucky as most of their shorts hit the uprights and cross bar, until Mariam Baroun's equalizer came in the second half. The result put Al-Arabi in third place with 13 points, while Al-Fatat remained in second place with 16 points.

Salmiya had the largest score this week by beating Fatayat Al-Oyoun 12-3, collecting their first three points. They are in sixth place, while Fatayat Al-Oyoun remained in fourth place with sixth points. Salmiya's Ukrainian professional player Anastasia Jacob scored a double hattrick (six goals) during the match.

Kuwait's Fajar Ahmad remains URC League's top scorer with 16 goals, followed by Riley Marquez 15, Ksenia Hurtinscoe 13. The league consists of 10 weeks. The top four teams will go for best-of-three playoffs, where the league's leader plays the team in fourth place, and team that finishes in second place plays the third team.