RELIVE: Egypt v South Sudan (Friendly match)

Ahram Online , Sunday 18 Jun 2023

Ahram Online is providing a live coverage of Sunday’s friendly match between Egypt and South Sudan



Full time: Egypt 3-0 South Sudan
Scorers: Mostafa Fathi 19, Mahmoud Abdel-Moneam 45, Mahmoud Hassan 72



Egypt: Mohamed Sobhi, Ahmed Ramadan (Hisham Salah 46), Yasser Ibrahim (Mahmoud Marei 76), Ali Gabr, Ahmed Fatouh, Mohanad Lashin, Ahmed Sayed (Mohamed Reda), Mahmoud Hamada (Hussein El-Shahat 62), Mostafa Fathi, Mahmoud Abdel-Moneam (Ahmed Yasser 62), Mahmoud Hassan (Ghanam Mohamed 77)

South Sudan: Khamis Daniel Dak (Ramadan John Mayik 80) - Joseph Dhata, Geriga Atendele, Rashid Toha - Joseph Malish, Peter Maker, Peter Chol - Valentino Yuel (Jawa 80), Manyumow Achol (Wani Ival 63) , Emmanuel Loki (Ajak Riak 80), Tito Okello (Francis Odong 80)

The referee blows his final whistle 


90' The ref shows two minutes of injury time  

86' Hussein El-Shahat cross is easily collected by the keeper 

77' Mahmoud Marei replaces Yasser Ibrahim while Ghanam Mohamed replaces Mahmoud Hassan 

72' GOAAAAAL Trezeguet scores for Egypt 

69' Manyumow Achol wastes a dangerous chance for South Sudan  

65' A chance for Egypt but substitute Hussein El-Shahat fails to control the ball 

62Egypt makes another double substitution Hussein El-Shahat replaces Mahmoud Hamada and Mahmoud Abdel-Moneam makes way for Ahmed Yasser  

56' Egypt is in control of the ball but without a real threat 

47' The two players make their first appearance with the Pharaohs 
46' Egypt makes double substitution Hisham Salah and Mohamed Reda replace Ahmed Ramadan and Ahmed Sayed 
The second half is underway 
The referee blows his halftime whistle 

45' GOAAAAL Kahraba adds the second for Egypt 

41' South Sudan defender Rashid Toha is booked 

35' Egypt's Mahmoud Hamada receives a yellow card 

33' Trezeguet's shot from the edge of the area is easily collected by the keeper 

27' Egypt is in control of the ball but without a real threat 

19' GOAAAAL Mostafa Fathi scores for Egypt 

15' Egypt is trying to create something dangerous after a slow start 

9' Egypt keeper Mohamed Sobhi blocks Valentino Yuel's close-range shot 

5' First chance for Egypt. Mahmoud Hamada fails to meet Zizo nice cross 

The match is underway 

18:50 Coach Vitoria made many changes to his starting line-up for the game. Only Zizo and Mahmoud Hamada were the two players who started in the previous game against Guinea last Wednesday.

17:30 Kahraba is expected to spearhead Egypt's attack with Hussein El Shahat and Mostafa Fathi deployed on the wings.

15:00 Egypt coach Rui Vitoria sees this game as an opportunity to give playing time to new players and assess their abilities ahead of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

“The friendly game against South Sudan is a chance to discover new talents,” Vitoria told the pre-game press conference.

12:00 The friendly match will mark the first-ever meeting between the two national teams, as it follows South Sudan's independence from North in July 2011.

Venue: Cairo International stadium

Referee: Abdalla Mahmoud (Kuwait)

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