Mahmoud Hassan Trezeguet managed to give the Pharaohs the lead after he scored a goal in the 41 mins of the opening match against Zimbabwe.
هدف ⚽️ محمود تريزيجيه يسجل أول أهداف #كأس_أمم_أفريقيا – مصر 2019 💥
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We've got a winner ⚽️
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The hosts started the game so fiercely as early as after only two minutes when Mo Salah drove a dangerous ball across Zimbabwe’s keeper Edmore Sibanda.
In the Eleventh minutes. the Warriors forward Nyasha Mushekwi put a cross towards the Pharaohs’ goalkeeper Mohamed El-Shenawy.
After 24 mins passed, the seven-time title holders had seven shots towards the Warriors’ goal, while Zimbabwe had only one.
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In the 28 mins, Egypt’s Midfielder Abdallah El-Said began another attack for the hosts towards Zimbabwe’s keeper. In the 37 mins, El-Shenawy brought into action as his save denied the Warriors from getting in front.