Egypt U-23 claim easy 2-0 win over Zambia in African Cup qualifiers

Ahram Online , Wednesday 22 Mar 2023

A wasteful Egypt U-23 side got a first leg advantage in the African Cup qualifiers after defeating their Zambian counterpart 2-0 at Air defence stadium in Cairo on Wednesday in the first leg of the final round of the African Cup qualifiers.

Egypt U-23
Egypt U-23


The Egyptians wasted a number of clear goalscoring chances during the full 90 minutes of the game, scoring only two goals from their numerous occasions.

They needed to wait until the 73 rd minute to open the scoring, thanks to Ibrahim Adel’s shot from the edge of the area.

Substitute forward Abdel-Rahman Atef  added the second, two minutes from time, when he met a pinpoint cross from Emad Mayhoub with a nice header to fire home.

The second leg will take place in Zambia on Sunday. The winner will qualify for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, which will be held in Morocco next June. 

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