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VIDEO: Al Ahly open new season with a 2-0 win over Military Production

Amr Gamal

Al Ahly open the 2013/2014 season with a 2-0 win over Military Production (El-Entag El-Harby) on Thursday.

Following a disappointing performance at the FIFA Club World Cup, a depleted Al Ahly squad bounced back to kick-off their 2013/2014 Egyptian Premier League season with a 2-0 win over Military Production.

Al Ahly XI:

Sherif Ekramy – Shedid Kenawy – Wael Gomaa – Mohamed Naguib – Ahmed Nabil Manga – Shehab El-Din Ahmed – Mahmoud ‘Trezeguet’ – Ahmed Shokry – – Emad Meteb – El-Sayed Hamdy.

First Half:

Injuries dominated the first half when El Entag’s Ahmed Saad caught a flying knee to the face from Ahmed Shokry. Not long after, Emad Meteb left the field with a strained hamstring, adding to Al Ahly’s long list of injured players which includes Sayed Moawad, Hossam Ashour, Ahmed Fathi, Rami Rabia, Walid Soliman and Sherif Abdel-Fadil.

Emad Meteb - Al Ahly

The Military Production had more than one dangerous free-kick near Sherif Ekramy’s goal in the first half, but none of them really threatened.

Al Ahly’s most dangerous chance was in the 23rd minute when Abdullah El-Said failed to convert Ahmed Nabil Manga’s cross. The ball hit the post and was cleared by the defense.

Second Half:

Al Ahly were awarded a penalty in the 68th minute when Amr Fahim tackled – and was also booked – for a challenge on Manga inside the box. Abdullah El-Said successfully converted the spot-kick with his shot straight into the upper left corner to claim Al Ahly’s first goal.

Manga was directly involved in the second goal as well as he skilfully crossed the ball towards Ahly youngster , who jumped over the keeper and headed home to double the score.

After Matchday One, Al Ahly are currently in first place of Group A while Misr El-Maqassa are second on goal difference.

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  1. Mohammed elsaka

    December 27, 2013 at 5:43 PM


    • AhlyInfo

      December 28, 2013 at 1:47 PM

      Who does not?! 🙁

      • Mohammed elsaka

        December 29, 2013 at 8:35 AM


  2. Pharaohs still #0

    December 29, 2013 at 4:28 PM

    Inshalla the Egyptian people + Ahly fans will beat the Military rule too on 25th Jan 2014, the betrayer of the rev.

  3. Pharaohs still #0

    December 29, 2013 at 4:30 PM

    The revolution is coming back, no matter what.

    • Pharoahs still #0 is Delusional

      December 30, 2013 at 12:13 AM

      i live in egypt and mosr of the people in egypt is supporting the military and its rare for me when i see someone not supporting them!! most of the people who arent supporting them are eithr living outside egypt getting all thier information on the news!! When i see a protest against the militaery is like max 1000 people!!! i live in sedi bishr alexandria the main place for protess for the Brotherhood!!! please little kid stop being delusional 90% support the military!! so shut up about another revolution and how the military betrayed us!

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