Ittihad and Dakhlya match delayed following footballer death

Ahram Online , Sunday 28 Dec 2014

Ittihad was scheduled to host Dakhlya in Alexandria Sunday, amid Egyptian Premier League 15th matchday

Egyptian Football Association
Egyptian Football Association

Ittihad of Alexandria match against Dakhlya scheduled Sunday has been postponed due to the death of the coastal-club-loaned footballer Youssef Mohiye after a car accident.

"The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) competitions committee, led by Amer Hussein postponed week 15 league match between Ittihad and Dakhlya indefinitely," stated the association on their official website.

The Zamalek youngster, who was on loan to Ittihad, was heading to the coastal city from Cairo accompanied by teammate Mahmoud Khaled "Shika" when the accident happened. Shika survived but lies in hospital in critical condition.

Some Ittihad technical staff members and players have reportedly gone to the hospital with the duo.

 Yousef Mohiye
Zmalek's Yousef Mohiye (Photo: Zamalek official Facebook page)

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