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VIDEO: Egyptian Premier League – Matchday 10 Roundup

Posted on April 15, 2013’s weekly coverage of  the  returns with a few surprises, numerous red cards, and fourteen goals in six matches.

With Al-Ahly and Zamalek’s matches this week postponed, the spotlight was on the rest of the teams in the Egyptian Premier League. This week provided a good opportunity for players to stake their national team claims, since no Egypt-based players outside of Ahly and Zamalek featured in last month’s World Cup qualifier against Zimbabwe.

Matchday 10 of the Egyptian Premier League:

El-Shorta 4-1 El-Entag

Nigerian Maruf Yusuf scores his third goal of the season along with goals from Mohamed ‘Onnosh’ Maged, Ibrahim El-Kadi and Mohamed El-Sadat. Medhat Ramadan scored El-Entag’s only goal from the spot in the 72nd minute, his second of the season.

Haras El-Hodood 0-0 Wadi Degla

Haras El-Hodood failed to take their chances and mount pressure on Al-Ahly and in their pursue for a place in the semi-finals after a 0-0 draw with Wadi Degla. As for Delga’s new coach , who’s come to save Maged Samy’s club from relegation (after doing just that in Belgium with Lierse SK), he’ll gladly take a draw with two-time Egypt Cup champions El-Hodood. The talking point of the match was Haras El-Hodood dodging a penalty call after Wadi Degla’s Mohamed Aboul-Ela appeared to be tripped from behind in the 76th minute.


This week’s results were more than perfect for Al-Ahly, with Haras already drawn 0-0 with Wadi Degla, the Petroleum boys also found themselves in a stalemate with Hossam Hassan’s Misr El-Maqassa; as a result, failing to retake 1st place from Al-Ahly.

Tala’a El-Gaish 0-4 Ismaily

In-form Ghanaian striker John Antwi scored a brace placing him joint-second in the goal scoring charts with 4 goals while Egypt international Amr El-Sulaya also added a brace as Ismaily smashed mid-table Gaish 4-0.

The game ended 9 vs 9 with four red cards given out to Gaish’s Salah Amin and Hani Sayed, and Ismaily’s Abdul-Hamid and self-proclaimed ‘Maradona of Egypt’, Omar Gamal. Six yellow cards were also given out in the tense encounter between the two sides.

Telephnat Beni Suif 0-1 Smouha

27-year-old Hamada Yehia also increased his tally to four goals, albeit only in his third game so far this season for the impressive Smouha as they managed to leap-frog Harras El-Hodoud into 3rd place in Group A.

El-Dakhleya 1-3 Arab Contractors 

In their latest effort to steer away from the relegation zone, Arab Contractors recorded a comprehensive 3-1 victory over Group B relegation rivals El-Dakhleya. Mohamed Farouk, Mahmoud Ezzat and Ali Afifi scored the three goals for the Mountain Wolves while Saleh Moussa scored Dakhleya’s only goal in the 47th minute.

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