Ahmed ‘Zizo’ El-Sayed opened the scoring in the 6th minute and Achraf Bencharki doubled the score in the 88th minute to secure Zamalek’s first league title in six years
Zamalek SC were crowned 2020-21 Egyptian Premier League champions, after their 2-0 win over El Entag El Harby SC on Tuesday 24th of august guaranteed them the trophy and stopped their arch-rivals Al Ahly’s five-season dominance of the competition. Zamalek collected 79 points from 33 matches, including 24 wins, 7 draws, and 2 defeats. The champions scored 60 goals and conceded 20. This year Zamalek also went in final of the CAF Champions and lost the African title to Al Ahly in the dying minutes of the game.
“Winning the league with Zamalek was our way of compensating the fans for losing the Champions League.” We were able to bring back a trophy that was absent for six years, and we were able to make the fans happy. We made a great effort and the players were up to the responsibility.Ahmed Sayed Zizo
Zamalek’s administration succeeded, during June, in extending Zizo’s contract until 2025.
Ahmed Sayed, commonly known as Zizo, has been one of the most successful players in Zamalek in recent years. In the past two years with different coaches, due to his distinguished technical capabilities and high physicality that he developped at Cairo JMG Academy,. he succeeded in securing a permanent place with Zamalek’s
Zizo has distinguished records in the league this season, as he scored nine goals, becoming the third highest scorer in Zamalek following Bencharki and Youssef Ibrahim, nicknamed Obama. Since joining Zamalek, Zizo achieved five trophies: the African Confederation Cup and Egypt Cup in 2019, the Egyptian and African Super Cups in 2020, and the Egypt 2021 Premier League Championshipe.
ZIZO replacement for Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah ?
After a strong season, which saw him score 9 goals and provide 6 assists in 39 appearances across all competitions, Zizo will undoubtedly be called-up for the Egyptian national team camp for the World Cup qualifiers. The forward might be a good replacement for Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah who will most probably miss Egypt’s games after the Premier League’s decision to not allow various players from going on international duty.
At his 100th presence with the team he mentionned :ZIZO
“I want to retire at Zamalek, says “