Pharaohs Abroad Roundup: How have Egyptians abroad fared this week?
KingFut rounds up the Pharaohs Abroad action this week to keep you up to date with Egyptian players overseas.
Mahmoud Trezeguet – Kasimpasa (Turkey)
December 6 – Turkish Cup – Kasimpasa beat Menemen 2-1 in the first-leg of the Turkish Cup as Trezeguet watched from the bench. Cek opened the scoring for Kasimpasa in the 56th minute and four minutes later Sari doubled the lead for the visitors. Baydemir halved the deficit for the home side in the 87th minute. Kasimpasa’s next match will be against Kayserispor in the league on December 10.
Hussein El-Sayed – Al Ettifaq (Saudi Arabia)
December 6 – Saudi Pro League – Hussein El Sayed featured in Al Etifaq’s 2-0 defeat to Al Qadisiya. The Khobar based club opened the scoring after 30 minutes and claimed the victory in the dying moments of the game through their midfielder Elton Gomes. Al Etifaq has now fallen to the eighth spot on the table, their next task is against Mohamed Awad’s side Al Wehda on the 13th of December
Mohamed Awad – Al Wehda (Saudi Arabia)
December 7 – Saudi Pro League – Mohamed Awad played the full 90 minutes as Al Wehda fell to a late defeat to Al Tawoun. The game’s only goal came through Heldon Ramos in the 76th minute. Following the result Al Wehda sit fifth and their next game will be against Al Ettifaq.
Sam Morsy – Wigan (England)
December 8 – Championship – Sam Morsy played the full 90 minutes as Wigan lost 1-0 to Derby County in the 21st fixture of the Championship, thanks to Jack Marriott’s only goal that sealed the three points for the Rams. Following the loss, Wigan sit 16th with 25 points.
Amr Warda– PAOK FC (Greece)
December 9 – Greek Super League – Amr Warda featured in PAOK’s 2-1 win against AE Larissa in the Greek Super League. Aleksander Prijovic opened the scoring for PAOK in the final moments of the first half. before, Chuba Akpom doubled the lead for the hosts in the 69th minute. The win cements PAOK’s position at the top of the league table with 35 points ahead of their Europa League clash against Bate Borisov on the 13th of December.
Ahmed Hassan Kouka– Olympiacos (Greece)
December 9 – Greek Super League – Olympiacos salvaged a 1-1 draw with Xanthi from behind despite finishing the match with 10 men. Just after halftime, Ghanaian winger Sarpong gave Xanthi a surprise lead which lasted around 20 minutes before Vukovic levelled. Podence was sent off for the Athens club two minutes after the goal which somewhat killed their momentum as the match finished 1-1. Olympiacos are now 5 points adrift of leaders PAOK but remain second in the table, as their next match is a must-win Europa League tie with AC Milan on Thursday, December 13th.
Karim Hafez – Istanbul Basaksehir (Turkey)
December 10 – Turkish Super League – Karim Hafez excluded from the squad as Istanbul Basaksehir defeated Ankaragucu 1-0 in the 15th fixture of the Turkish league. Edin Visca’s early goal sealed the win for the visitors. Following the win, Basaksehir cement their position on top of the league table with 33 points ahead of their anticipated encounter against Galatasaray on December 15.
Mahmoud Shikabala– Apollon Smyrni (Greece)
December 10 – Greek Super League – Egypt international Mahmoud ‘Shikabala’ was left out of the squad as Apollon Smyrnis lost 2-1 to Panetolikos in the Greek Super League. Brazilian forward Willyan da Silva opened the scoring for Panetolikos just three minutes into the game. Then in the 25th-minute Romanian striker Vlad Morar scored his side’s second goal. Three minutes into the second-half Brazilian midfielder Thomas Bedinell scored Apollon’s only goal of the game. Following this result, Apollon are currently bottom of the league table with two points. They will face seventh-placed AO Xanthi FC in their next game on December 16.
Mahmoud Trezeguet – Kasimpasa (Turkey)
December 10 – Turkish Super League – Trezeguet played the full game as Kasimpasa lost 3-0 against Kayserispor away from home. Chery, Turuc, and Mensah scored Kayserispor’s three goals of the game. The game has also witnessed two penalty misses from Diagne and Trezeguet. Kasimpasa remain in the second position in the league despite the loss. Their next match will be against Konyaspor away from home on December 15.
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