1st Pan Arab Games, 1953 (Alexandria, Egypt)

Note: the Games ran from July 26-August 10, but the football tournament did not begin until
      August 1st.

Group A
 1- 8-53 Egypt            8-1 Palestine
           [Abdel-Qader Aboul-Kheir 'Qadoura' 10', Kamaleddin Hussein "Sherif El-Far" 25',
            Mohammed Dyab El-Attar "El-Diba" 35' 37' 42' 60', El-Sayed El-Tabei 'El-Dhizui' 50' 80' / Farah 17']
 3- 8-53 Libya            5-2 Palestine
           [Mokhtar Al-Ghannai x2, Ali Al-Zantouni, Mohammed Al-Yamani, Mohammed Al-Houni / Salem El-Sharfa x2]
           [minutes: 12' 31' 40' 43' 78' / 45' ??'(4-2)]
 6- 8-53 Egypt           10-2 Libya
           [Sayed Daoud "Rous" 4', El-Sayed El-Tabei "El-Dhizui" 19' 56' 69' 77', Mohammed Dyab El-Attar "El-Diba" 46' 79' 88',
            Abdel-Qader Aboul-Kheir 'Qadoura' 65', OG ??' (7-2) / Ali Zantouni 35', Mohammed Al-Houni 60' pen]

 1.EGYPT            2  2  0  0 18- 3  4
 2.Libya            2  1  0  1  7-12  2
 3.Palestine        2  0  0  2  3-13  0

Group B
 1- 8-53 Syria            3-1 Jordan
           [Mudhafar Al-Aqqad 28' 75', Yaqoub 35' / ?? 15']
 3- 8-53 Jordan           4-1 Lebanon
           [Yenal Hekmat, Shehada, Krikor, Yenal / Joseph Abu Murad]
 6- 8-53 Syria            0-0 Lebanon

 1.SYRIA            2  1  1  0  3- 1  3
 2.Jordan           2  1  0  1  5- 4  2
 3.Lebanon          2  0  1  1  1- 4  1

Fifth Place Match
 8- 8-53 Lebanon          9-1 Palestine
           []

Third Place Match
 9- 8-53 Libya            3-2 Jordan
           [Mokhtar Al-Ghannai 60', Ali Al-Zantouni 76' pen, Abdel-Motaal Shenouan 89' / ??'(0-1), ? 76']

Final
 9- 8-53 Egypt            4-0 Syria
            [Mohammed Dyab El-Attar "El-Diba" 25' 66', El-Sayed El-Tabei "El-Dhizui" 75', Sayed Daoud 'Rous' 88']
            [Egypt: Ahmed Kato; Yakan Hussein, Sayed El-Guindi; Helmi Aboul-Maati, Hanafi Bastan, Ahmed "Hanafi" Rashed;
                    Sayed Daoud "Rous", El-Sayed El-Tabei "El-Dhizui", Mohammed Dyab El-Attar "El-Diba",
                    Kamaleddin Hussein "Sherif El-Far", Abdel-Qader Aboul-Kheir "Qadoura".]
            [Syria: Daoud; Mardini, Khaled Mahlous; Ezzat Korachai, Tawil, Abu-Lebada Hafez;
                    Agop/Ajoub, Hennawi, Mudhafar Al-Aqqad, Awadis, Mesr.]
            [Referee: Joseph Nalbadian (Lebanon).]



Egypt squad (players fielded):
 Ahmed Kato
 Yakan Hussein
 Zaki Othman
 Sayed El-Guindi
 Hamza Abdel-Moula
 Souliman Daoud
 Hanafi Bastan
 Helmi Aboul-Maati
 Sayed Abou-Greisha
 Ahmed "Hanafi" Rashed
 Sayed Daoud "Rous"
 El-Sayed El-Tabei "El-Dhizui"
 Mohammed Dyab El-Attar "El-Diba"
 Kamaleddin Hussein "Sherif El-Far"
 Abdel-Qader Aboul-Kheir "Qadoura"

Lebanon squad:
 Afadis Gashshian
 Matouk Kerkeruian
 Joseph Abu Nadhir
 Yohannes Nazarian
 Manuel Altonian
 Levon Altonian
 Kamal Shatila
 Eli Hakim
 Dekran Arabian
 Ameel Salih
 Samih Shatila
 Yousef Yemout
 Antoine Khadeej
 Yousef Hani
 Metri Shouiti
 Sahak Kemkejian
 Fakhri Allama
 Garis
 Joseph Abu Murad



Pan Arab Games - Overview File

Pan Arab Games 1957


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