RELIVE: Egypt v Liberia (Friendly match)

Ahram Online , Tuesday 27 Sep 2022

Ahram Online provided a live coverage of Tuesday's friendly match between Egypt and Liberia in Alexandria

Egyptian national team


Full time: Egypt 3-0 Liberia
Scorers: Omar Marmoush 38, Mohamed Abdel-Moneim 57, Ahmed Kouka 90+4 

The referee blows his final whistle as Egypt crush Liberia 3-0 in their second friendly under Rui Vitoria. Thanks for following our live updates! 

90+4' Kouka sends the keeper the wrong way to complete the rout. 


90+3' Egypt are awarded a penalty!! The referee points to the spot after a goal-bound shot from Eslam Eissa strikes the arm of Ben Benaiah, who receives a yellow card. 

90' The referee adds four minutes of stoppage time. 

89' Tarek Hamed also tries his luck but his effort is saved by the keeper.

87' At the other end, a long-range shot from Hamdi Fathi goes just over the bar! 

85' A shot from Liberia substitute Kpah Sherman goes high over. 

84' Marmoush weaves his way towards the area but his subsequent shot is blocked. 

83' Egypt make a substitution. Ahly's versatile defender Ayman Ashraf replaces left-back Mohamed Hamdi. 

80' A low cross from Marmoush is cleared by the Liberia defence. 

77' Egypt make a double substitution. Ahly midfielder Hamdi Fathi replaces the lively Emam Ashour and Ismaily winger Abdel-Rahman Magdi replaces Mahmoud Trezeguet. 

75' A dangerous cross from Marmoush goes begging! 

73' Liberia make some tame attempts to halve the deficit. 

69' Marmoush appeals for a penalty after robbing Prince Balde in the area but the referee waves play on.

63' Egypt make a double substitution. Pyramids defender Ali Gabr replaces Ittihad Jeddah's Ahmed Hegazi and Ahly's full-back Karim Fouad replaces Zamalek's newly-signed right-back Omar Gaber. 

62' A shot from Emam Ashour goes high over. 

57' Central defender Mohamed Abdel-Moneim, who plays for Cairo giants Ahly, makes it 2-0 as he towers at the near post to glance a header home following an inswinging corner from the impressive Marmoush. 


56' Trezeguet is foiled by the defence from close-range! 

51' Liberia make a substitution. David Tweh replaces Brem Soumaoro. 

50' Egypt pacy moves down both flanks are unsettling Liberia's defence. 

48' Marmoush makes a jinking run and skips past his challenger before squaring low for Kouka, who is closed down by two defenders. 

46' Liberia make a substitution. Keeper Tommy Songo makes way for Boison Wynney.

46' Egypt make a substitution. Pyramids winger Eslam Eissa replaces Pharco midfielder Mahmoud Hamada. 

The second half is underway 

The referee blows his halftime whistle 

45+1' Trezeguet's ensuing low free kick is saved by Songo. 

45' Liberia defender Prince Balde is booked for a challenge on Emam Ashour on the edge of the area. 

42' What a chance for Egypt! Trezeguet astonishingly misses an open net after a low cross from Marmoush, his sliding shot striking the bar. 

38' Wolfsburg winger Omar Marmoush gives Egypt a deserved lead! His bouncing, long-range shot takes a deflection and wrong-foots the keeper to nestle into the far bottom corner.


37' A shot on the turn from Trezeguet goes wide from inside the area. 

33' Egypt keeper El-Shennawi makes a timely interception to clear the ball following a short pass from teammate Ahmed Hegazi. 

32' Another golden chance for Egypt! An inswinging corner is flicked by Kouka into the path of the unmarked Trezeguet, whose close-range header is denied by the post. 

29' Songo claws away a dangerous cross from Egypt defender Mohamed Abdel-Moneim. 

24' Liberia keeper Tommy Songo is receiving treatment. 

22' A chance for Egypt! Marauding right-back Omar Gaber is found by Ashour on the right hand side of the area but his close-range, angled effort is blocked by the keeper.

17' Liberia's keeper clears a corner as Egypt intensify their pressure. 

15' A shot from Egypt midfielder Emam Ashour goes high over from the edge of the area.

13' Egypt remain in control, with Liberia struggling to get the ball out of their own half. 

9' Egypt make their first clear-cut chance! Striker Ahmed Kouka is released by a threaded pass from Trezeguet but his effort is smothered by the keeper in a one-on-one situation. 

7' Egypt make a slow start to the game. 

4' Egypt push forward from the outset as Liberia are pegged back. 

The match is underway 

18:00 Vitoria makes several changes to the line-up that played against Niger. Central defender Mohamed Abdel-Moneim, midfielder Emam Ashour, winger Mahmoud Trezeguet and striker Ahmed Kouka are making starts tonight. 

17:45 Egypt's starting line-up: Mohamed El-Shennawi, Omar Gaber, Ahmed Hegazi, Mohamed Abdel-Moneim, Mohamed Hamdi, Tarek Hamed, Mahmoud Hamada, Emam Ashour, Omar Marmoush, Mahmoud 'Trezeguet' Hassan, Ahmed 'Kouka' Hassan 

16:00 The friendly against Niger was the first test for the 52-year-old Vitoria who took charge of the Egyptian national team in July after the sacking of coach Ehab Galal last April.

15:00 “There will be a chance for me to watch different players in the match against Liberia, but we will play with the same tactics we used with against Niger,” the Egypt national team coach said.

14:00 A Superb performance by Salah and Mostafa guided Egypt for a 3-0 victory over Niger on Friday, with the Liverpool star scoring twice either side of a goal from the Nantes striker.

13:00 “I decided to give Salah and Mostafa Mohamed a rest from th Liberia match, along with Ahmed Fattouh who suffered from a minor injury,” the Pharaohs coach Vitoria said.

12:00 Egypt national team key duo Liverpool star Mohamed Salah and Nantes striker Mostafa Mohamed will be rested in Tuesday's friendly game against Liberia as Portuguese coach Rui Vitoria says he will test new faces in the match.

Egypt v Liberia


Stay tuned as match is due to start at 20:00 Cairo time (GMT+2)


Venue: Alexandria stadium

Check the match preview HERE


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