Al Ahly’s football first team lost to Ghazl El Mahalla SC 1-0 in the 19th fixture of the Egyptian Premier League.
Both sides looked to seal the opening goal in the early minutes of the encounter but they were unable to do so.
El Mahalla SC took advantage of playing at home when they managed to score the winning goal in the 35th minute of the game by Ashraf Sayed.
Our players tried to equalize the score at the end of the first half but they were faced by the opposition’s solid defense.
The current title holders, Al Ahly, continued their hunt to level the score in the second half, but our chances weren’t enough to equalize the result.
Venue: Ghazl El Mahalla Stadium
Referee: Mohamed Maarouf
Occasion:19th fixture of the Egyptian Premier League
Al Ahly’s Starting Line-up: Mohamed El Shenawy - Ahmed Ramadan Beckham - Ramy Rabia - Yasser Ibrahim - Mohamed Hany - Aliou Dieng - Amr El Soulia - Taher Mohamed Taher - Hussien El Shahat - Mohamed Magdy Afsha - Mohamed Sherif
Bench: Ali Lotfy – Mahmoud Wahid – Marwan Mohsen – Walid Soliman – Akram Tawfik – Salah Mohsen – Walter Bwalya– Nasser Maher – Ahmed Nabil Koka
Ahmed Ramadan Beckham (Mahmoud Wahid)
Taher Mohamed Taher (Walid Soliman)
Amr El Soulia (Walter Bwalya)
Mohamed Sherif (Marwan Mohsen)
Mohamed Hany (Salah Mohsen)
Ashraf Sayed ’35
Al Ahly (37)
Ghazl El Mahalla SC (27)
Next Game: Al Ittihad Alexandria Club on May 6 in the league.