History maker: John Antwi scores four as Al Ahly dominate El Gouna

Thursday 13th August , 2015 9:46 pm

Ghanaian striker John Antwi wrote his name in Egyptian folklore when he helped himself to 4 goals as Egyptian Giants Al Ahly steamrolled El Gouna 13-0 in the Egyptian Cup.

The feat goes down in history as the biggest score in Egyptian competitive football history.

Antwi’s goalscoring reputation has spread through the Arab world following his exploits with Ismaily which saw him earn the top goal scorer’s medal after netting 11 in 16 games.

His sharpness and offensive awareness saw him threaten in the 17th minute but saw his effort cleared of the line.

Antwi was not to be denied, as moments later he popped up again in the box to calmly slot home his first and his team’s fourth of the game.

Before the half hour mark, Antwi who at this point in the game was already looking self assured grabbed his second of the match.

The Petrol-sport stadium had witnessed goal fests but nothing quite like this as Antwi completed his hat trick in the 79th minute from an Ahly corner.

With 3 goals already under his name Antwi has done his reputation a whole lot of good with both fans and fellow players on the team as he was handed the initiative to effect a penalty awarded in the 82 minute for a handball incident.

Again he showed composure to finish the night with four goals and a night full of memories.

Al Ahly ended the match 13-0 winners against El Gouna and progressed to the next stage of the Egyptian Cup.

Antwi’s latest achievement is likely to revive debate on striking options withing the Black Stars and whether head coach Avram Grant will offer the former Dreams FC talent a slot in the team ahead of the upcoming qualifiers now that Kwesi Appiah of Crystal Palace is out with injury.

Antwi was named man of the match at the end of proceedings.



By:Benjamin Nketsia/citifmonline.com/Ghana