Mido scores as Ajax held at home

Mahmoud Elassal, Sunday 5 Dec 2010

Egyptian star Ahmed 'Mido' Hossam made an immediate impact in his first starting appearance with Ajax this season as he scored his team’s only goal in their 1-1 home draw against NEC Nijmegen on Saturday

Mido scored his second league goal

The 27-year old striker rose above the defense to meet Miralem Sulejmani’s cross breaking the deadlock in the 76th minute.

The hosts couldn’t maintain their lead for more than two minutes as Bram Nuytinck grabbed the equaliser to share the points of the game.

The former Tottenham and Middlesbrough striker made only a few appearances for Ajax since joining them in the close season, but coach Martin Jol put his faith in him since Uruguayan marksman, Luis Suarez is serving a seven-match ban.

Ajax are fourth of the Dutch table with 32 points - five Ajabehind leaders PSV Eindhoven

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