Kasongo Scores Game-Winning Goal for Zamalek against Assiouty Sport
Striker Kabongo Kasongo came off the bench to score a late goal and help Zamalek secure a third consecutive Egyptian Premier League win following a 1-0 victory at Assiouty Sport on Saturday.
The Congolese, who came on in the 61st minute, netted the winner with 13 minutes remaining for his third goal of the season, ending the resistance of Assiouty.
Zamalek kept alive their hopes of winning the league title with three straight wins which came following a three-match winless run.
They are fourth in the table with 28 points, nine behind leaders Ismaily who played a match more. Assiouty are 10th on 19 points.
FT: Assiouty Sport 0-1 Zamalek
Goal: Kabongo Kasongo 77
Yellow cards: Said 70 (Assiouty Sport)/ Hamed 65 (Zamalek)
Starting line ups:
Assiouty Sport: Ahmed Daadour, Ahmed Said Ouka, Hamada Tolba, Eslam Syam, Selim Abdel-Khalek, Mohannad Mostafa, Sherif Reda (Mohamed Karem 61), Sherif Dabo, Nabil Emad, Ahmed Afifi (Ahmed Gamal 46), Omar Bassam
Zamalek: Ahmed El-Shennawi, Ahmed Abou El-Fotouh, Ali Gabr, Mahmoud “El-Wench” Hamdi, Ahmed Magdy, Mahmoud Abdel-Ati, Tarek Hamed, Youssef Ibrahim (Kabongo Kasongo 61), Ahmed Madbouli (Salah Ashour 73), Mohamed El-Shami, Benjamin Acheampong (Ahmed Tawfik 86)