By James Agberebi:
Tremendous Eagles midfielder, Maarouf Youssef was on track for 10-man Zamalek crew, however it was not sufficient as they crashed out in spherical 16 group stage of the 2017 CAF Champions League after drawing 2-2 at residence with Libya's Al Ahli Tripoli in Group B on Sunday, Completesportsnigeria.com reviews.
Additionally in motion for Zamalek was former Flying Eagles 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup star Stanley Ohawuchi who was introduced on within the 66th minute.
Zamalek wanted an outright win to face an opportunity of progressing into the quarter-finals. They obtained off to a very good begin when Basem Morsi gave them the lead on 14 minutes.
On the stroke of halftime, Al Ahli Tripoli equalised by Anis Mohamed Ghanudi, whereas Zamalek's Mahmoud Hamdi was despatched off.
Within the 69th minute, Al Ahli Tripoli went 2-1 up because of Vianney Mabide.
However within the 75th minute, Youssef made it 2-2 for Zamalek, however Al Ahli Tripoli held on to safe the purpose.
With the draw, Zamalek completed third on six factors, whereas Al Ahli Tripoli completed second on 9 factors with Algeria's USM Algiers topping the group on 11 factors.
Zimbabwe's CAPS United occupy backside within the group on six factors.
Each USM Algiers and Al Ahli Tripoli advance into the quarter-finals.
Youssef's purpose was his first on this yr's CAF Champions League and his second in seven appearances in all competitions for Zamalek.
Zamalek misplaced Three-1 on combination towards South Africa's Mamelodi Sundowns within the last of final yr's CAF Champions League.
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