Hat-trick Mabululu fires Ittihad past Talae El Gaish, moves top of the scorers' chart

Ahram Online , Monday 27 Feb 2023

Ittihad of Alexandria Angolan striker Mabululu netted a stunning hat-trick in just one half to fire his team into the top four with a 4-3 victory against Talae El Gaish on Monday.

Ittihad of Alexandria striker Mabululu celebrates after scoring a goal against T. El-Gaish on Monday 27 Febraury, 2023. Photo courtesy of Ittihad of Alexandria Facebook page.


The 30-year old striker sent powerful left-footed shot from inside to open the scoring in the 13th minute, followed by successfully converting a penalty kick, he earned himelf, in the 35th minute. Mabululu completed his hat-trick seconds before the break with another rocketing left-foot shot from the edge of the area.

Mabululu's hat-trick is the first in the Egyptian League this season, and the first for an Ittihad player in 25 years in the Premier League.

Khaled El Ghandour scored what turned to be the decisive goal in the 74th minute as Karim Tarek, Mahmoud Wadi and Islam Mohareb scored the visitors' goals.

With this outstanding performance, Mabululu has climbed to the top of the league's top scorer with a tally of ninve goals, alongside Ghazl El-Mahalla forward Ahmed Al-Sheikh.

Mabululu arrived to Ittihad of Alexandria in 2021 coming from Primeiro de Agosto. He scored 13 goals in his first season in the Egyptian League.

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