RELIVE: Egypt v Liberia (Friendly)

Ahram Online , Thursday 30 Sep 2021

Ahram Online is providing a live coverage of Thursday's friendly game between Egypt and Liberia amid preparations for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers

Egyptian players
File Photo: Egyptian players in action during the match with Angola national team on 1 September, 2021. Photo courtesy of EFA Facebook page.

Full time: Egypt 2-0 Liberia
Scorer: Mohamed Sherif 58, 66

Match report

Yellow cards:

El Sulaya (Egypt)


Egypt: Mohamed Al-Shennawi (Mohamed Abou Gabal 67) - Akram Tawfik (Ahmed Tawfik 77), Mahmoud 'El-Wensh' Hamdi (Ali Gabr 77), Ayman Ashraf (Hamdi Fathi 77), Mohamed Hamdi (Baher El Mohammady 52) - Tarek Hamed (Mohanad Lashine 77), Amr El-Sulaya, Abdallah El-Said (Mohamed "Afsha" Magdi 67), Ahmed 'Zizo' Sayed (Ahmed Samir 67), Mostafa Fathi (Ramadan Sobhi 46) - Mohamed Sherif (Ibrahim Adel 67).

Liberia: 23-Alpha Eshaka Jalloh (1-Morlik Keita 73) - 11-Ben David Benaiah, 24-Sampson Kargeoh Dweh (5-Joseph Melto 73), 14-Carlos Williams - 4-Alvin Maccornel,  21-Kelvin Barclay, 12-Fred Brooks (17-Julius Quellie), 22-Edward Ledlum, 20-Frederick Dennis - 7-Sam Jackson (19-Devine Roosevelt Teah 73), 9-Terry Sackor (5-Joseph Melto Quiah 63).

90+3 Full time

90 What a miss ! Sobhi sends Afsha clear on target but he blasts the ball over the bar.

82 Ibrahim Adel breaks the offside trap but fails to beat the onrushing keeper.

73 Ledlum tries a long range shot but it goes easily into the hands of the keeper.

67 Egypt makes four subs as Mohamed Afsha, Ahmed Samir, Ibrahim Adel and Mohamed Abou Gabal are introduced.

66 Sherif picks another lost ball in the area to double Egypt's lead.


60 Yellow card for El Sulaya

58 Sherif picks a rebound to score in an empty goal.


52 Sub for Egypt: Baher El Mohammadi replaces Mohamed Hamdi

48 First sub for Liberia, Julius Quellie replaces Brooks

46 Early threat for Egypt as Zizo fires from the edge of the area but his shot is deflected into the corner.

46 First sub for Egypt: Ramadan Sobhi replaces Mostafa Fathi 

46 Second half is underway.

45+2 Half time 

38 Long pass into the area but Liberia keeper punches it clear before Sherif could score.

26 Jalloh makes a great save to deny El-Saied's close range header.

19 Liberia has their first sight at goal as Sackor shoots over the bar.

13 Egypt are dominating possession but still can't create any real threat.

5 First chance for Egypt, Abdallah El Saied fires a free kick over the bar.

0 Match is underway

- Queiroz will test some of his local-based players tonight as his foreign-based players will only join next week.

- Portuguese coach Carlos Queiroz will get to watch Egypt national team players in action for the first time when the Pharaohs meet Liberia on Thursday in their only warm-up for a crunch double-header against Libya in the World Cup qualifiers next month.

Venue: Borg El-Arab Stadium

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