Zamalek's Emam out for three weeks

Mohamad Mosselhi , Thursday 5 Dec 2013

Sidelined with a groin injury, Emam will likely sit out domestic league opener on 26 December

Zamalek's Hazem Emam (Photo: Bassem Alzohgby)

Zamalek winger Hazem Emam will likely miss the start of the domestic season, out for three weeks due to a muscle injury.

The 25-year-old failed to complete Zamalek's training session last Monday, citing groin pains. 

The team's doctor, Moustafa El-Mounayeri, revealed on Thursday that Emam would need three weeks of treatment to recover from a groin tear.

Domestic league play begins on 26 December.

Emam was instrumental in Zamalek's triumphant Egypt Cup campaign. He also impressed in last month's World Cup playoff against Ghana.

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