Egypt's Pyramids cruise to 2-0 win over Hilal Al-Sahil in Confed Cup

Ahram Online , Saturday 8 Oct 2022

Goals from Fakhreddine Ben Youssef and Mostafa Fathi sealed an easy 2-0 win for Pyramids FC over Sudan's Hilal Al-Sahil in the first leg of the CAF Confederation Cup second preliminary round at Cairo's Air Defence Stadium on Saturday.

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Pyramids Forward Fakhreddine Ben Youssef prepares to shot the ball during the match with Hilal Al-Sahil on Saturday 8 October, 2022. Photo courtesy of Pyramids Facebook page.

 

Fakhreddine Ben Youssef opened the scoring in the 10th minute after intercepting a low cross in the area to slot home from close range.

Newly-arrived winger Mostafa Fathi made a dream debut as he put the result beyond doubt after finishing off a quick counter attack in the 78th minute.

Pyramids FC will play the second leg on 15 October at the Air Defence Stadium as well.

The Egyptian powerhouses are seeking to win the title on their fourth straight participation, having reached the final in 2020.

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