Smouha own-goal gives Hilal Obayed 1-1 draw at CAF Confederation Cup
Smouha have been held to a 1-1 draw against Sudan’s Hilal Obayed in the CAF Confederation Cup group stage at Borg El-Arab Stadium on Saturday.
The Alexandria-based side currently sit on top of Group C with four points, one above Zesco United and Recreativo do Libolo who still have a game in hand.
Six minutes before the break, the hosts were awarded a penalty and Ahmed Hassan Mekki converted from the spot to give his side a 1-0 lead.
Around 20 minutes into the second half, Smouha’s Mahmoud Ezzat scored an own goal to level the score as a cross from the Sudanese side deflected off the Egyptian centre-back into Mohamed Abo-Gabal’s net.
Ahmed Raouf was close to regaining the lead for the hosts, however, his header was blocked by Hilal keeper Ahmed Abdel-Azim. Smouha kept pushing forward for a goal to collect the three points but failed as both sides shared the spoils.
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