Egypt's Zidan injured in UAE league debut

Mohamad Mosselhi , Monday 24 Sep 2012

Hamstring injury prevents Egyptian forward Mohamed Zidan from completing his first game in UAE league with Baniyas

Mohamad Zidan

Mohamad Zidan's first appearance in the UAE league ended in disappointment as the Egyptian forward played only 33 minutes for Baniyas in a 2-0 defeat to Al-Shabab on Monday.

The 31-year-old forward left the pitch after suffering a hamstring pain while the score was 1-0 to Al-Shabab.

The injury's extent will be revealed later after he undergoes scans.

Zidan made an excellent debut with his Emirati side on Wednesday when he scored in the 2-1 win over Al-Dhafra in the UAE Cup.

Zidan joined Baniyas this summer after his contract with German Bundesliga side Mainz expired following the end of last season.

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