Zamalek defeats Abu Salim El-Liby with an “Obama” header in the opening kick of the Confederation Cup

The Zamalek team defeated Abu Salim Al-Liby with an unanswered goal, in the match that brought them together this evening, Sunday, at Burj Al-Arab Stadium, in the first round of the group stage matches of the African Confederation Cup.

With this result, Zamalek wins the first three points, and rises to the top of its group, which includes Angola’s Sagrada, Guinea’s Sawar, and Libyan Abu Salim.

At the beginning of the first half, Zamalek put pressure on its counterpart, Abu Salim El-Liby, and succeeded in controlling the course of the match, while launching some dangerous attacks on the opponent’s goal, in order to score the lead goal.

Despite the takeover Zamalek However, Abu Salim Al-Liby’s defense was able to prevent the danger to his goalkeeper, through tight defensive organization.

The Zamalek Board of Directors, headed by Hussein Labib, was keen to be present in the main box of Burj Al Arab Stadium, to support the team, and the Board of Directors preferred to be present in the stadium to support the players and the technical staff at the beginning of the group stage journey of the African Confederation Cup.

In the second half, Motamed Gamal brought on Samson Akinola and Omar Jaber instead of Ibrahima Ndiaye and Sayed Neymar, and the White Knight continued to pressure the Libyan team until the 60th minute, but to no avail.

The Tunisian referee did not award a penalty kick in favor of Youssef Obama in the 61st minute, despite being obstructed by Abu Salim’s defender and preventing him from shooting a dangerous ball on goal.

In the 65th minute, Mahmoud Shikabala came out and Nasser Mansi entered in his place. In the 73rd minute, Youssef Obama succeeded in scoring the lead goal for his team with a header after a corner kick taken by Ahmed Zizo.

In the 84th minute, Youssef Obama came out and Mohamed Ashraf Rouqa entered in his place, in order to secure the midfield area. Abu Salim almost scored the equalizer in the first minute of stoppage time with a header that hit the crossbar. Zizou came out in the last minute of the match and Mohamed Tariq entered. .

The Zamalek formation included: Goalkeeper: Mohamed Awad, Defense line: Mohamed Abdel Shafi – Mohamed Abdel Ghani – Hamza Mathlouthi, Midfield: Nabil Imad Dunga – Amr El-Sisi – Sayed Abdullah “Neymar” – Ibrahima Ndiay, Offensive line: Ahmed Mustafa “Zizou” – Youssef Obama – Mahmoud Abdel Razek “Shikabala” .

On the bench were Abdel Rahman Nafad, Mohamed Tariq, Ahmed Zaki, Hatem Sukkar, Omar Jaber, Mohamed Ashraf Rouqa, Saif El-Din Al-Jaziri, Nasser Mansi, and Samson Akinola.


Celebrating Obama’s goal

The audience
The audience

Zizou's start
Zizou’s start

Samson
Samson

Omar Gaber
Omar Gaber

Zamalek fans banners
Zamalek fans banners

Abu Salim coach
Abu Salim coach

Joseph Obama
Joseph Obama

Abu Sleem
Abu Sleem

Zamalek
Zamalek

Obama
Obama

Zamalek fans
Zamalek fans

Donga
Donga

A message to the late Alaa Ali
A message to the late Alaa Ali

Zizou is among the Abu Salim duo
Zizou is among the Abu Salim duo

Zizou and Nday
Zizou and Nday

Zizou passes the ball
Zizou passes the ball

Zizou passes from Abu Salim player
Zizou passes from Abu Salim player

Zizou
Zizou

Check
Check

Shikabala
Shikabala

Certified Jamal
Certified Jamal

Motamed and Abdul Wahid
Motamed and Abdul Wahid

Zizo's skill
Zizo’s skill

Nday and Abu Salim player
Nday and Abu Salim player

Ndiaye tries to pass the ball
Ndiaye tries to pass the ball

don't call
don’t call

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