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VIDEO: Young Pharaohs down Angola in U-20 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying

Source: Sentago Ahmed Mostafa

Source: Sentago Ahmed Mostafa

In the first leg of the final round of the U-20 AFCON qualifiers, the Youth Pharaohs secured a 1-0 home win against Angola.

Zamalek striker Mostafa Mohamed scored a delightful goal in the 56th minute of the game, sending his shot from outside of the box looping over the helpless Angolan goalkeeper.

His goal proved enough for the Pharaohs, who will travel to Angola on July 23rd for the return leg. The winner of this round will qualify for the 2017 U-20 African Cup of Nations, held in Zambia from February 26, 2017, to March 12, 2017.

In the previous round, Egypt defeated Rwanda 3-2 on penalties after their ties finished 1-1 on aggregate.

The top four teams in the AFCON will qualify for the 2017 U-20 Korea Republic World Cup.

Mohaned Ghanem, is a graduate of the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. Avid supporter of all things Egypt, especially Al Ahly. Gooner.

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