Comoros Hold Egypt 0-0 In Moroni


Egypt were held to their second successive draw of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying by new kids on the block hosts Comoros battled to 0-0 stalemate.

Ghana made it two wins out of two but were made to work hard to edge past Sao Tome e Principe 1-0.

After their 1-1 draw with Kenya on Thursday in their opening Group G encounter Egypt were made to work hard to hold on for another point on Monday in Comoros.

The Pharaohs began well with Mahmoud ‘Kahraba’ Abdel-Moneim firing a shot against the bar after nine minutes.

Two minutes later they had another good chance after the Comoros keeper was ruled to have picked up a back pass only for the resulting indirect freekick to be blocked and cleared by the hosts’ defence.

Both sides had their best opportunities to break the deadlock midway through the second haff.

Firstly Aston Villa’s Trezeguet was put through for a one-on-one with the keeper only to stab his…

Source: Complete Sports