VIDEO: Abd-Rabou creates goal for Ittihad Jeddah after ending dispute

Hatem Maher, Friday 16 Mar 2012

An assist by Egyptian international midfielder Hosni Abd-Rabou helps Ittihad Jeddah to a 1-0 Saudi League victory over Al-Faisaly

Few days after apologizing for his recent substitution outburst, Hosni Abd-Rabou created a goal for Ittihad Jeddah in their 1-0 Saudi League victory over Al-Faisaly.

The Egypt midfielder’s precise pass released Naif Hazazi to notch home with aplomb in the 57th minute as Ittihad claimed their second consecutive victory.

Abd-Rabou stirred controversy last Sunday when he reacted angrily after being substituted in the second-half of Ittihad’s 1-0 win over Al-Qadisiyah.

He did shake the hands of teammate Ayman Fadel, who replaced him, before pushing an advertising hoarding in anger on his way to the dugout.

The 27-year-old, who joined Ittihad from Egyptian side Ismaily on loan until the end of the season, later apologized for his tantrum.

“Abd-Rabou is a very good player, I was aware that he is that good,” Hazazi said after the victory over Al-Faisaly.

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