Egyptian PL BEST XI: 2nd matchday

Ahram Online, Thursday 20 Oct 2011

Ahram Online gives you its selection of the best players after the 2nd matchday of the Egyptian Premier League

Best players
Hossam Ghaly; Minusu Buba and Amr Zaki

Goalkeeper: Mohamed Abdel-Monsef (Gouna) made some superb saves to deny Ismaily on several occasions. He brilliantly blocked a goal-bound shot from Ismaily striker Ahmed Ali early in the second half.

Right back: Ahmed Adel (Gouna) wreaked havoc down the right flank, exposing Ismaily’s defensive gaps and whipping in numerous crosses.

Central defender: Ahmed Doweidar (Ittihad El-Shorta) played a key role in keeping Smouha strikers at bay as his side claimed a 2-0 win.

Central defender: El-Sayed Farid (Ittihad of Alexandria) was instrumental in helping his side cause an upset and crush Egypt Cup winners ENPPI 3-0.

Left back: Mohamed Abdel-Shafy (Zamalek) was as lively as ever, winning a second-half penalty and setting up substitute Hussein Hamdy for Zamalek’s sixth goal in the 6-1 drubbing of promoted Ghazl El-Mahalla.

Midfielder: Hossam Ghaly (Ahly) orchestrated the Red Devils’ attacks in the 2-2 draw with Petrojet from deep with trademark precise passes.   

Midfielder: Mahmoud Samir (Ittihad of Alexandria) created two goals as his side romped to a 3-0 win over ENPPI.

Midfielder: Shikabala (Zamalek) created three goals for Mahmoud Fathallah, Ahmed Hassan and Amr Zaki to give the Cairo giants a comprehensive victory over El-Mahalla.

Forward: Amr Zaki (Zamalek) netted twice, albeit in controversial fashion, to maintain his free-scoring run.

Forward: Minusu Buba (Gouna) notched a brace in the 4-1 win over Ismaily to take his tally to four goals in two league games.

Forward: Khaled Qamar (Ittihad El-Shorta) scored the opening goal in his side’s 2-0 win over Smouha and was a constant threat throughout.


El-Hany Soliman, Mohamed El-Morsy (Ittihad of Alexandria), Walid Soliman (Ahly), Mahmoud Fathallah, Ahmed Hassan (Zamalek), Ahmed Shokry (Bani Suef Telephones), Ashour El-Taqui (Wadi Degla)

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