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Pyramids defeat the Zambian Nkana with the goal of Abdullah Al-Saeed and qualify for the quarter-finals of the Confederation


The Pyramids team won a dear victory over Zambian Nkana with a goal without response, scored by Abdullah Al-Saeed in the 78th minute of the match that brought them together this evening, Wednesday, at the "Levi Mwanawasa" stadium in Ndola in the framework of the fifth round of the group stage of the African Confederation Cup.


With this victory, the Pyramids team wins the qualification card for the African Confederation Quarter-finals, after reaching point No. 9 in second place, and the "fourth" group sits on the throne of the "fourth" group, Raja team with 15 points, and Nkana is in third place with 6 points, and Namongo of Tanzania is in last place without points. .


In the final round of the group stage, Pyramids will face its counterpart Namungu, Tanzania, at the air defense stadium, while Raja will face the Nkana team, and in the event that Nkana wins and Pyramids lose from Namungo, the two teams, "Pyramids and Nkana", will be equal in points, but the heavenly team will qualify by the difference of direct confrontations. .


Pyramids played the match with a formation consisting of: Goalkeeper: Sherif Ekrami, defensive line: Ahmed Ayman Mansour - Ahmed Fathy - Ahmed Sami - Mohamed Hamdi, midfield: Omar Jaber - Mahmoud Hamada - Ramadan Sobhi - Abdullah Al-Saeed - Mohamed Farouk, the offensive line : Eric Traore.


And on the bench were: Ahmed Al-Shennawi - Ahmed Tawfiq - Islam Issa - Abdullah Bakri - Ibrahim Hassan - Muhammad Al-Gabas - Diego Roland, and out of the list, Abdul Rahman Ayman, Mahmoud Saber, John Antwi and Tariq Taha.


The events of the half came quickly, and witnessed intense pressure from Pyramids, and in the 10th minute, Mohamed Farouk almost scored the goal for his team after he hit the ball with a header before the Nkana goalkeeper caught it, but the ball hit the post and deprived Pyramids of the goal of progress.


The pressure of the Pyramids team continued, and in the 25th minute, the Zambian player, Nkana, hit a dangerous ball. Sherif Ekrami succeeded in tackling it and keeping his nets clean, then the pressure returned to Pyramids and Eric Traore, Mohamed Farouk and Ramadan Sobhi wasted the chances of scoring the goal of progress. In the 35th minute, Ahmed Fathy Fawel committed from on The left side of the penalty area borders, was fired by the Nkana player and Sherif Ikrami successfully responded.


In the second half, the Nkana team started with intense pressure, hoping to score a goal, but all attempts came to no avail, after which the Pyramids dominated the match and launched more than one attack.


In the 78th minute, Abdullah Al-Saeed managed to score a goal for Pyramids, then control returned to the Nkana team in order to score the equalizer, and the Pyramids players tried to exploit the opening of the lines of the Zambian team to score the second goal.

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