Pharaohs Abroad Roundup: Trézéguet features as Mouscron lose
KingFut rounds up the Pharaohs Abroad action this week, to keep you up to date with Egyptian players overseas.
Omar Gaber – FC Basel (Switzerland)
April 1 – Swiss Super League: Omar Gaber was on the bench for Basel as they took on St. Gallen away from home. Basel got off to a quick start through Akanji’s goal in the 7th minute, and added another one in the 20th minute through Janko. Both Akanji and Basel started the 2nd half as they did the first, with Akanji grabbing a brace for his side in the 55th minute. The match finished 3-0 to Basel.
Mahmoud ‘Trézéguet’ Hassan – Mouscron (Belgium)
April 1 – Belgian Pro League: Trézéguet started for Mouscron on the left hand side of a 4-4-2 as they took on KV Kortrijk in the Belgian top flight. Mouscron opened up the scoring through their right back, Vojvoda in the 20th minute. However, Kortrijk was able to grab an equaliser just before half time, giving them the momentum. Trézéguet was substituted off in the 76th minute, and Kortrijk was able to grab a late winner in the 82nd minute.
Amr Warda -PAOK FC (Greece)
April 2 – Greek Super League: Warda wasn’t included in the PAOK squad that defeated AE Larissa 2-0 in the 26th round of the Greek Super League. Former Swansea City midfielder José Cañas opened the scoreline after 37 minutes, before Greece international Stelios Kitsiou doubled his side’s lead in the 87th minute. After this win PAOK are third in the league 49 points, two behind second-placed Panionios, and eight behind leaders Olympiacos.
April 5 – Greek Super League: Amr Warda came on as a substitute in the 77th minute as PAOK claimed a 2-0 win over Atromitos. Diego Biseswar gave the guests an early lead in the second minute and Efthimios Koulouris added PAOK’s second goal seven minutes before the break. The result leaves PAOK temporarily in second place with 52 points from 27 games, one point above Panionios who have a game in hand. PAOK’s next game is against Panathinaikos on April 9.
Ahmed Hassan ‘Koka’ – SC Braga (Portugal)
April 2 – Primeira Liga: Egypt’s Ahmed Hassan ‘Koka’ missed Braga’s game with an injury as his side drew 3-3 with Maritimo in the 27th fixture of the Primeira Liga. Braga started the game superbly as they secured a three nil lead just 25 minutes into the game. However, Maritimo managed to come back from behind scoring two goals before the break followed by a late goal in the 83rd minute, ending the game with a 3-3 draw. Following the draw, Braga currently sit fourth in the league table with 47 points and are set to face Feirense on April 7.
Ramadan Sobhi – Stoke City (England)
April 4 – English Premier League: Ramadan Sobhi sat out Stoke’s 1-0 loss to Burnley on Tuesday afternoon, as George Boyd’s strike just before the hour mark sealed a victory for the hosts. Stoke could yet drop into 14th place, depending on other results in midweek.
Sam Morsy – Wigan Athletic (England)
April 4 – England Championship: Wigan’s hopes of staying in the Championship became even slimmer with a 3-0 drubbing away at Ipswich. The Tractor Boys took a 2-0 first half lead through McGoldrick and former West Ham golden boy Freddie Sears, before McGoldrick got his second in the last five minutes to seal the 3-0 win. Due to other results, Wigan remain 7 points from safetywith only 6 games remaining, and will require a minor miracle to stay up. Their next game is at home against already-relegated Rotherham this coming Saturday.
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