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Pharaohs Abroad weekend roundup

Thousands of miles apart, Egypt internationals Ahmed Elmohamady and Amr Zaki were on target for Hull City and Al-Salmiya respectively. recaps all the action of Egyptians playing in foreign lands this weekend.


Premier League

Newcastle United 2-3 Hull City

Ahmed Elmohamady scored his first goal for Hull City this season with a decent header off a Robbie Brady free-kick to help lift the Tigers to a 3-2 win at St James’ Park.

Read our extensive match report here.

Gedo’s currently working on his match fitness and did not make the bench against Newcastle on Saturday; however, he’s expected to be among the substitutes to face Huddersfield Town in the League Cup tomorrow.


Brighton & Hove Albion 3-1 Bolton Wanderers

Adam El-Abd was once again an unused substitute for Brighton, who scored three goals in five second-half minutes to dispose of bottom club Bolton Wanderers at the Amex.

League One

Swindon Town 3-2 Bristol City

‘Dodo’ El-Gabas had very little time to make an impact on his Swindon Town debut as he replaced N’Guessan deep in the 5 minutes of added time, butleft the field to rapturous applause.


Pro League

Lierse SK 2-0 KV Kotrijk 

Hossam Ghaly assisted striker Tony Watt – who scored Celtic’s historic winner against Barcelona in the Champions League last season – to secure a deserved three points for Lierse with a 2-0 win against Kotrijk to move up to tenth in the Jupiler Pro League.

Left-back Ahmed Samir Farag was replaced by Wouter Corstjens after 72 minutes.


Liga ZON Sagres

Sporting Lisbon 1-1 Rio Ave

Ahmed Hassan ‘Koka’ started as Rio Ave achieved a 1-1 draw against Sporting at the Alvalade Stadium, although the Egyptian was guilty of failing to make the best of a defensive error.

Académica 1-0 Nacional 

Ali Ghazal Nacional’s was victorious with a 1-0 win over Académica, courtesy of a Mario Rondón goal in the 32nd minute. Ghazal once again played the whole 90 minutes in a very even match.


Pro League

FC Sion 1-3 FC Basel

Mohamed Salah, who was named in UEFA’s Team of the Week after scoring against Chelsea in the Champions League midweek, set up Basel’s third goal seven minutes after coming off the bench to help them seal a 3-1 away league victory.

Young Boys 1-0 FC Luzern 

Mahmoud Kahraba was an unused substitute in Luzern’s 1-0 league win at Young Boys.


VIVA Football League

Al-Salmiya 3-1 Kazma

Egypt striker Amr Zaki scored his second goal for his new side Al-Salmiya against Kazma in the VIVA Football League.


Pro League

Al-Orouba 2-1 Al-Faisaly

Ibrahim Salah’s Orouba conceded a last-minute goal to lose 2-1 to Faisaly at home in the Saudi Pro League.

Latest articles from the KingFut Team, covering Egyptian football in English from the National Teams to the Pharaohs Abroad.

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