Monday, April 16, 2012

Egypt narrowly escape defeat from Nigeria

Egypt defeated Nigeria 3-2 in a friendly game that was held Thursday 12/4/2012 in Dubai.

The game came within the Pharaohs' preparations for the qualifiers of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations and the 2014 World Cup.

The Nigerian team broke the deadlock in the eighth minute of the game, thanks to a strike by Sunday Mba.

Egypt's Midfielder Ahmed Temsah equalized for the Egyptian side in the 25th minute. Eight minutes later, Mohamed Abou-Treika added the second goal by converting a penalty, giving Egypt a first-time lead.

Kalu Uche equalized for the Nigerian team only two minutes before the break.

At the injury-time, Ahmed Hassan Mekki added the third goal, giving Egypt a 3-2 win over Nigeria.


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