Pharaohs Abroad Roundup: 17/10 – 18/10
Too many Egyptians playing abroad? Don’t have the time to watch your favorite foreign-based Egyptian players? KingFut have got you covered; we’re providing you with a roundup of all the Pharaohs Abroad performances around the globe this week.
Ahmed Elmohamady played all 90 minutes as his side labored to a 1-1 draw away from home against Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday. Fernando Forestieri opnened the scoring for the hosts midway through the first half, and Abel Hernandez ensured his side took a point back to the KC Stadium with an equalizer early in the second interval.
Just under three hours later, League One side Chesterfield, captained by Egypt-eligible Sam Morsy, grabbed an important away win at Walsall. Sylvan Ebanks-Blake and Ian Evatt scored five minutes into the first and second halves respectively for the visitors, and the only blemish on a solid performance was Matt Preston’s 90th minute consolation to make the final score 1-2.
Mohamed Salah scored yet again in Roma’s 3-1 win at home to Empoli.
SC Braga defeated lowly Académico de Viseu 0-3 in their third-round match in the Taça de Portugal, on of Portugal’s two cup competitions. Ahmed Hassan ‘Koka’ was an unused substitute.
CD Nacional took on Mosteirense in the third round of the Taça de Portugal and were able to easily dismantle the third division side. Aly Ghazal played the whole game as his side won 6-0.
Al Shaab fell to a 1-2 home defeat against Al-Wasl in the fifth round of the UAE Arabian Gulf League. Fabio Lima and Edgar Silva scored for the visitors in the 72nd and 82nd minutes respectively, while ex-Wasl player Maher Jassim scored a consolation for the hosts in the 90th minute as Amr El-Sulaya played the entire 90 minutes.
Karim Hafez played all 90 minutes for his side AC Omonia in the First Division’s seventh round. Omonia won the game owing to Onisiforos Roushias’ goal in the 53rd minute. They now lie 4th in the league with 12 points.
Amr Warda came on for a 10 minute cameo as his side, Panetolikos, drew 2-2 away to APO Levadiakos in the Super League’s seventh round. Panetolikos went 2 goals up by the 20th minute with goals courtesy of Marko Markovski. They then conceded in the 40th and 47th minute.
Alexander Jakobsen ‘Amir Adel’ scored a screamer as his side thrashed Åtvidabergs FF 6-0.
FC Basel continued their impressive form in the domestic league, beating FC Sion 2-0 and extending the difference between them and second-placed Grasshopper to 7 points. Marc Janko scored twice to cement the Swiss side’s position atop the league table. Mohamed El-Nenny took part in the whole game.
With their 4-2 win over Al-Nassr, Al Ahli FC went top of the league in Saudi Arabia’s top flight which might prove to be only temporarily if Al Hilal manage to win their game in hand. Omar Al Soma was the main man behind the victory, scoring a hat-trick for Al Ahli before Al Nassr pulled one back only for substitute Hassan Seraj to Al Ahli’s fourth. Al Nassr scored again in the 81st minute, but it was too little too late. Mohamed Abdel-Shafy played for all 90 minutes in his side’s win.
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