Hossam Al-Hajj wrote
Thursday, May 18, 2023 08:55 PM
Zamalek finished the first half, ahead of Aswan, with a clean goal scored by Senegalese Ibrahima Nday in the 45th minute of the current meeting between them at Cairo International Stadium in the twenty-eighth round of the Premier League competition.
Intense offensive activity from Zamalek on the Aswan goal with the start of the match, in an attempt to impose control and snatch the offensive initiative, which began with a Senegalese Ibrahima Nday’s shot in the second minute, and Amr Hossam, the Aswan goalkeeper, blocked it.
The Aswan team responded with an organized attack, threatening the goal of Mohamed Sobhy, the goalkeeper of Zamalek, in the 4th minute through Ahmed Khaled, who hit a powerful ball that passed to the left of the white team’s goalkeeper, after which the two teams exchanged passes to try to score an early goal.
The ninth minute witnessed a powerful shot by Mahmoud Abdel Razek Shikabala, which passed over the goal of Amr Hossam, the Aswan goalkeeper, after which the Nile crocodiles tried to threaten the white team’s goal, but Hossam Abdel Majeed’s interventions spoiled the attacks.
Nabil Emad “Donga” hit a powerful ball in the 18th minute, over the goal of Amr Hossam, the Aswan goalkeeper, and in the 22nd minute, Ibrahima Naday missed an opportunity for the white team by shooting outside the goal of the sons of Zahrat Al-Janoub, and Mohamed Sobhy, the Zamalek goalkeeper, saved a powerful shot from “Castillo”, the Aswan player. In the 30th minute.
In the 31st minute, Aswan initiated a serious attack on the Zamalek goal through Ahmed Khaled, who passed the ball into the penalty area and was dispersed by goalkeeper Mohamed Sobhi with his fist, and Mohamed Hamdi Zaki followed it up with a shot, but it bounced off the body of one of the defenders.
Senegalese Ibrahim Nday succeeded in snatching the lead for Zamalek in the “45 + 1” minute of the first half, after he hit a cement ball to the left of Amr Hossam, the Aswan goalkeeper.
Zamalek started the match with a formation consisting of: Goalkeepers: Mohamed Sobhi, Defense line: Hatem Sukkar – Hossam Abdel Majeed – Hamza Al-Mathlouthi, Midfield: Nabil Emad Dunga – Mohamed Ashraf “Ruqa” – Ahmed Sayed “Zizou” – Mahmoud Abdel Razek “Shikabala Offensive line: Ibrahima Nday – Saif Al-Jaziri – Mustafa Shalabi
And on the bench are Muhammad Awad, Muhammad Tariq, Mahmoud Shabana, Mustafa Al-Zanari, Muhammad Hossam “Beso”, Saif Jaafar, Ahmed Belhadj, Sayed Abdullah “Neymar” and Samson Akinola.
While Aswan entered with a formation consisting of: Goalkeepers: Amr Hossam, Defense: Mohamed Mostafa “Mido” – Ahmed Fathi “Castillo” – Mohamed Atwa – Ahmed Dahrouj, Middle: Imad Fathi – Ahmed Khaled – Raphael Iagoa – Bilal El-Sayed, Attack: Mohamed Hamdi Zaki – Hussam Arafat.
On the bench are: Islam Suleiman, Ahmed Bleih, Muhammad Naji Gedo, Delson Kamoni, Islam Jamal, Muhammad Al-Mursi, Ali Fathi, Ahmed Ashraf and Omar Saudi..
Zamalek ranks fourth in the league table with 43 points, after playing 26 matches, winning 12 matches, drawing 7 matches, and suffering 7 defeats. Its players scored 38 goals and conceded 26 goals.
While Aswan occupies the twelfth place in the league table, with 31 points, after playing 27 matches, winning 8 matches, drawing 7 matches, losing 12 matches, its players scored 26 goals, and conceded 34 goals.