Relive Egypt 2-3 defeat by Central Africa in CAN 2013 qualifiers
10:00 GOAAAAAAAAAAAAL FOR EGYPT!!
08:00 Egypt midfielder Hosni Abd-Rabou lets fly from distance but his 35-metre shot goes wide. Egypt are gradually taking control of the game.
07:00 The first half-chance for Egypt. Mohamed Salah runs onto a through pass from Mohamed Zidan but he fails to control it properly to allow the visitors' defence to clear the danger.
05:00 No threats after five minutes. Central Africa are having the better possession.
The match is underway.
19:55 Both teams are lining up for the national anthem, few minutes before kick-off.
19:40 Egypt coach Bob Bradley fields a firm attacking starting XI that features four forwards in Mohamed Salah, Ahmed Temsah, Mohamed Abou-Treika and Mohamed Zidan.
19:35 Egypt's starting line-up: Essam El-Hadary, Ahmed Elmohamady, Ahmed Hegazy, Mahmoud Fathallah, Mohamed Abdel-Shafi, Mohamed El-Nenny, Hosni Abd-Rabou, Mohamed Salah, Ahmed Temsah, Mohamed Abou-Treika, Mohamed Zidan
19:35 On paper, Egypt should find no difficulty in brushing aside their modest opponents in the first-leg of the qualifiers' first-round. The second leg will take place in Bangui on 29 June.
19:32 The match takes place at Borg El-Arab Stadium in Alexandria. It is played behind closed doors due to lingering security concerns.
19:30 Welcome to Ahram Online's live coverage of Egypt's opening African Cup of Nations qualifier at home to minnows Central Africa.
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