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Zamalek narrowly defeat Tanta 2-1 in friendly

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Egyptian Premier League (EPL) giants Zamalek edged out opponents Tanta 2-1 in the club’s third friendly as they prepare for the return of the league on 6th August 2020.

The Whites took more than 60 minutes to open the scoring through a powerful header from youngster Hossam Ashraf following a precise cross from Mostafa Fathi.

Tanta would, however, level the score ten minutes later in a similar fashion when Mohamed El-Ashry found the back of the net with a header from inside the penalty area.

Zamalek continued their dominance throughout the remainder of the second half and managed to score the winner in the 82nd-minute following a lapse of concentration by the Tanta defence which left Zamalek’s Mostafa Fathi in a one-on-one situation with the goalkeeper, and the winger didn’t disappoint putting the ball in between the goalie’s legs.

Zamalek will reportedly face Tala’a El-Geish in a friendly encounter at Borg El-Arab before hosting Al Masry on 6th August 2020 in Egyptian Premier League opener at 8:00 am Cairo Time (6:00 am GMT).

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by Leroy Hawkson|TalksAfrica.com

Written by EDITORIAL STAFF

Hi, I am Leroy Hawkson, an up and coming sports journalist with over 4 years of experience in media working for the likes of University of Ghana-based Radio Univers (where I served as the Head of Production and Host of the station's sports show "Sports Express"), the National Media Commission (NMC) and ClassFM.
I am also a writer and researcher for GTV Sports+ show "Beyond the Pitch," producer of popular Ghana Facebook Live boxing show "KBOXtv Live" and Head of Sports of Talks Africa Media.
I am is passionate about the lesser-known or less financed sports in Ghana and would love to show Ghanaians the beauty of these sports to help develop them into powerhouses in the country and the world.

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