RELIVE: Egypt’s Zamalek v Morocco’s RS Berkane (CAF Confederation Cup final)

Ahram Online , Sunday 19 May 2024

Ahram Online is providing a live coverage for Sunday’s match between Egypt’s Zamalek and Morocco’s RS Berkane in the second leg of the CAF Confederation Cup final



Zamalek 1-0 RS Berkane
Scorer: Hamdy 23



Zamalek: Mohamad Awaad – Ahmed Fattouh, Hossam Abdel-Meguid, Omar Gaber, Hamza Mathlouthi - Mohamed Shehata (Zied Kamal 60), Nabil Emad, Ahmed Hamdy (Youssef Obama 41) - Ahmed 'Zizo' Sayed, Ibrahima Ndiaye (Mostafa Shalaby 69), Seifeddine Jaziri.

RS Berkane: Hamza Hamiani - Issoufou Dayou, Abdelhak Assal, Hamza El Moussaoui, Adil Tahif (Hamza Semmoumy 53) - Ayoub Khairi, Mohamed El Morabit (Reda Hadji 66), Yassin Labhiri - Youssef Mehri (Djibril Outtarra 66), Youssef Al Fahli, Paul Bassene (Tuisila Kissinda 77)


90+10 Shalaby dribbles on the left side but the ball goes into a goal kick.

90+7 Kisinda fails to control the ball in the box.

90+4 Long pass to Ouattarra in the box but Awaad holds the ball before him.

90+1 Red card for El Moussaoui after a a harsh tackle on Zizo !

90' Labhiri has an attempt on target but it goes next to the post.

89' Ref shows 9 minutes of injury time !

87' Ouattara powers a header but it goes over the bar.

84' Zizo attempts the counter but he is fouled.

81' Yellow card for Awaad for wasting time.

79' RS Berkane's free kick is cleared by the defence.

78' Yellow card for Fatouh.

75' Khairi's free kick goes over the bar.

73' Yellow card for Mathlouthi.

70' Labhiri has another attempt on target but it goes over the bar.

66' Chaabani makes two subs.

62' A player from RS Berkane is down and they claim a penalty.

58' Powerful shot by Mehri but it goes over the bar.

57' Yellow card for Shehata.

55' Yellow card for Semmoumy.

53' Ndiaye ghosts in the area but his powerful shot goes over the bar.

51' Tahif sustains injury and will leave the pitch.

48' Jaziri powers a header from inside the box but it goes over the bar.

46' Second half is underway

45+7 Half time

45+7 RS Berkane misses a chance from close range !

45+6 Yellow card for Al Fahli.

45+4 Mehri has an attempt on target but it goes next to the post.

45+1 What a chance for Zamalek. Obama collects the rebound in the box but his poor attempt is blocked by the defence.

45' Ref shows 7 minutes of injury time.

43' Free kick to RS Berkane but Zamalek's defense clears the danger.

40' First sub for Zamalek, Youssef Obama replaces injured Ahmed Hamdy.

36' Mathlouthi makes a sliding tackle to deny Bassene before he could go clear on target.

34' Powerful shot by Lebhiri but it goes over the bar.

31' Long pass to Al Fahli in the box but he couldn't control the ball. 

27' RS Berkane are now pressing forward. As it stands now they are losing the title.

23' Hamdy scores from a well-placed shot after being found in the box by Zizo.


22' Free kick to Zamalek but the keeper deflects it onto the corner.

20' RS Berkane are sitting back on defence but how long can their players hold.

16' Mathlouthi sends a cross to Jaziri but the referee whistles a foul against him.

13' Free kick to RS Berkane from the left side but the defense clears it wide.

10' Game is paused as the keeper receives treatment.

8' Corner for Zamalek, RS Berkane defenders clear the danger.

5' Ndiaye attempts a header but Assal makes a goal line clearance.

4' First chance for Zamalek. Donga's shot goes next to the post.

0' Match is underway

19:15 Players are warming up

18:50 Coach Jose Gomes announce starting lineup. He made only one change to the team that players last week. Senegalese winger Ibrahima Ndiaye replaces Samson Akinyoola.

18:00 Fans flock into the stadium almost two hours before kick off.

17:30 Cairo Stadium is ready for the final showdown.

16:30 RS Berkane will strive to win the title for the third time and solidify their status as one of the competition's most successful teams, alongside Tunisia's CS Sfaxien.

15:30 On Saturday, Zamalek coach Gomes said that his team needs a fair game that allows the better side to win when they face Moroccan side RS Berkane , stressing that playing at home does not guarantee success.

14:30 Winger Mostafa Shalaby, who missed the first leg due to injury, will be boosting Zamalek in Sunday's game after recovering.

14:00 Zamalek coach Jose Gomes must find early solutions once the game starts especially as the team will be missing several key players due to different injuries; including defenders Mostafa El-Zennari and Mahmoud 'El-Wensh' Hamdi, besides veteran skipper Mahmoud 'Shikabala' Abdel-Razek.

13:00 Amid the presence of their supporters in the stands, Zamalek will have no other choice but to win at home to clinch the prestigious title after the 2-1 loss in the first leg against the Moroccan team a week ago

12:00 Cairo giants Zamalek will be eyeing their second Confederation Cup title when they host Morocco's RS Berkane in the second leg of the continental tournament final at Cairo International Stadium on Sunday.

Venue: Cairo International Stadium

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