Junior Ajayi scored twice for Al Ahly to beat Arab Contractors 5-2 in an Egyptian league tie tonight at the Cairo International Stadium.
They will travel to Borj El Arab Stadium in Alexandria on Friday to take on Al Aissiouti in continuation of the league.
Ahly consolidated their leadership of the Egyptian league table with 60 points from 23 matches.
They are 14 points clear of closest rivals Ismaily.
They look set to claim the championship again early.
The Nigeria forward, who has been capped by the U23s, has weighed with his own share of goals to justify his big-money transfer from Tunisia club CS Sfaxien.