Abd-Rabou’s brace sinks brave Dakhleya

Karim Farouk, Friday 28 Oct 2011

Ismaily beat newly promoted side Dakhleya 2-1

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Hosni Abd-Rabou scored twice to lead Ismaily’s fightback against Dakhleya 2-1 in the fourth matchday of the Egyptian Premier League on Friday.

The Dervishes fell behind in the tenth minute when Abdel-Aziz Mousa slid Mohamed Yehia’s low cross past Ismaily’s keeper.

The visitors responded in the second half with two successful strikes from Abd-Rabou in a quick fire succession on 59 and 64 (penalty) minutes.

Ismaily are now second of the table with seven points after four games.

Earlier in the day Bani Suef Telephones defeated Talae El-Gaish 2-1. Shadi Mohamed, 34pen and Mostafa Mehanna, 79, scored for the hosts while Salah Amin scored a late consolation goal in the 82ndminute.

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