Yassin Bounou contributes to the entry of Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia into the Guinness Book of Records


Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia, with its Moroccan international goalkeeper Yassine Bounou, entered the Guinness Book of Records as the football team with the most consecutive victories.

Al Hilal achieved a historic feat by equaling the longest winning streak for football clubs, following their victory over Al Riyadh (3-1) last Friday evening in the Saudi Professional League.

According to the Saudi channel Al-Ekhbariya, Al-Hilal’s name was recorded in the encyclopedia after achieving 27 consecutive victories in various official tournaments (the Saudi League, the AFC Champions League and the Goalkeeper Cup of the Two Holy Mosques).

“Azzaeem” tied the record for the longest winning streak in history, recorded by the encyclopedia on behalf of a Welles club, during the 2016-2017 season.

Al Hilal surpassed the number of second-placed Dutch Ajax Amsterdam, who won 26 consecutive victories in the “1971-1972” season under the leadership of their legend Johan Cruyff.

Al Hilal needs another victory over rivals Al-Ittihad, today Tuesday, in the second leg of the AFC Champions League quarter-finals, to reach the historic record of “28 wins”.

Moroccan international goalkeeper Yassine Bounou played an important role in this historic feat, due to his distinguished levels with the Saudi team.

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