Relive: Morocco's RS Berkane v Egypt's Zamalek (CAF Confederations Cup final, 1st leg)

Ahram Online , Sunday 12 May 2024

Ahram Online provided a live coverage for Sunady’s match between Morocco's RS Berkane and Egypt's Zamalek in the first leg of the CAF Confederations Cup final.

Live: RSB Berkane v Zamalek


RS Berkane 2-1 Zamalek
Scorers: Dayo 13pen, Tahif 32 / Jaziri 46



RS Berkane: Hamza Hamiani - Issoufou Dayou, Abdelhak Assal, Hamza El Moussaoui, Adil Tahif (Hamza Semmoumy 65) - Ayoub Khairi, Mohamed El Morabit (Tusila Kisinda 76'), Yassin Labhiri,  - Youssef Mehri, Youssef Al Fahli (Reda Hajji 76), Paul Bassene (Djibril Outtarra 76)

Zamalek: Mohamad Awaad – Ahmed Fattouh, Hossam Abdel-Meguid, Omar Gaber, Hamza Mathlouthi - Mohamed Shehata, Nabil Emad (Nasser Mansi 90+2) Ahmed Hamdy -  Ahmed 'Zizo' Sayed, Samson Akinyoola (Ibrahima Ndiaye 69), Seifeddine Jaziri.


90+6 Full time

90+3 Yellow card for Moussaoui

90+2 Yellow card for Jaziri.

90' Ref shows 6 minutes of injury time.

89' Free kick to RS Berkane. Abdel-Meguid clears the danger.

87' Yellow card for Ndiaye

83' Zizo latches onto a long ball by Hamdy but he's offside.

78' Chaabani makes three subs to boost his team.

74' Zamalek have the upper hand now.

67' Fast counter by Zamalek but Zizo's effort goes wide.

64' AWAAD MAKES A BRILLIANT SAVE to deny Mehri from close range.

62' Powerful shot by Mehri but it skims over the crossbar.

61' Corner to RS Berkane but the defence heads it clear.

58' Powerful shot by Kisinda but the ball is deflected into the corner.

55' Long pass to Jaziri but he is surrounded but defenders and lose the ball.

50' Zamalek are trying to build on their momentum.

46' Jaziri powers a header after connecting with a precise cross from Zizo.


46' Second half is underway

45+6 Half time

45+3 A fast counter by the Moroccan's but Mehri's low cross is cleared by Mathlouthi.

44' Ref shows 6 minutes of additional time.

42' WHAT A CHANCE FOR ZAMALEK. Moroccan keeper makes a brilliant save to deny Jaziri's header from close range.

40' Zamalek are dominating possession but can't capitalize on it.

38' Game is paused as Falhi receives treatment.

35' Zizo combines with Jaziri but Dayo clears the danger.

32' Tahif rises above the defence to capitalize on a free kick from Al Falhi.

32' Goal for RS Berkane!

28' Free kick to Zamalek from a promising position but Zizo's cross is cleared wide.

25' Free kick to RS Berkane. The cross goes wide.

21' Corner to Zamalek. Fattouh's cross is cleared wide.

19' Hamdy set up Shehata in the box but he is easily dispossessed.

17' Free kick to RS Berkane. Zamalek defense heads it clear

13' Dayo scores from the penalty spot.

13' Goal for RS Berkane !

10' Penalty for RS Berkane after VAR review.

7' Al Fahli falls in the area, for the second time, and the Moroccan players claim a penalty. The Ref waves play on.

4' Early pressure from RS Berkane.

0' Match is underway

20:45 Gomes will start with two strikers Akinyoola and Jaziri upfront. Shehata will also start in central midfield next to Nabil Emad.

20:15 The players arrived in the stadium.

18:30 Coach Jose Gomes said he respects RS Berkane but he has confidence in his players and aims for a positive result in Morocco.

16:30 Zamalek will be missing some important players for today's game because of injuries. These players include attackers Mostafa Shalaby and Mahmoud "Shikabala" Abdel-Razek, and defender Mostafa El-Zennari.

15:30 RS Berkane reached the final after their opponent wouldn't play them due to political reasons. Berkane won both games by default (3-0).

14:30 The White Knights enter the match with an 11-match unbeaten streak in the African second competition since their current campaign opening game defeat to Djibouti's Arta Solar.

13:30 Zamalek's path to the final saw them deliver an impressive 3-0 victory over Dreams FC of Ghana in the second leg of the semi-finals, following a goalless draw in Egypt.

12:30 The showdown marks a rematch of the 2019 final, in which both teams won 1-0 at home, with Zamalek emerging victorious 5-3 in a penalty shootout.

Venue: Stade Municipal de Berkane

Refree: Peter Waweru (Kenya)

Check the match preview HERE

The second leg game will be played at Cairo Stadium next week.

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