Muscle injury sidelines Egypt's Abou-Treika for a week

Mahmoud Elassal, Monday 25 Feb 2013

The Bani Yas forward will be out of action for a week because of a muscle injury

Abou-Treika
Ahly and Bani Yas forward Mohamed Abou-Treika

Egypt and Bani Yas attacking midfielder Mohamed Abou-Treika will be out of action for a week after suffering a muscle injury that sidelined him for two UAE league games last week.

UAE's Bani Yas traveled to Saudi Arabia to face Al-Faisaly in the Gulf Club Championship on Tuesday without the Ahly star, who joined the team last January.  

"Bani Yas technical staff decided to keep Abou-Treika out of the team squad that will face Al-Faisaly in the Gulf Club Championship due to muscle injury," Bani Yas director Saleh Ismail told UAE newspaper Al-Bayan.

"Abou-Treika underwent medical scans that showed he needs for a week to recover from the injury," he added.

"He was expected to be included in Bani Yas squad for Al-Faisaly game but he suffered the injury during Monday's training and he didn't complete the sessions," Ismail concluded.

The 34-year-old Egyptian star scored two goals in as many appearances with Bani Yas, one against during his debut in a domestic cup game and the second during the 5-0 win over Dubai FC in the UAE’s Professional League.

The Egyptian playmaker joined Bani Yas from Egyptian giants Ahly on loan until the end of the current season.

(For more sports news and updates, follow Ahram Online Sports on Twitter at @AO Sports and on Facebook at AhramOnlineSports)

Short link: