Egyptian Ahmed Hegazi scores winner on West Brom debut

ShareClose Comments
The Pharaohs international's goal proved decisive as Baggies overcame Cherries on Saturday

New signing Ahmed Hegazi flourished as West Bromwich Albion made a winning start to their Premier League campaign.

Baggies 11/5 to be top Midlands club

The Egyptian international who arrived on loan from Al Ahly this summer made an instant impression on Baggies fans as he scored the decisive goal against Bournemouth.

Hegazy headed home a Chris Brunt free-kick after 30 minutes into the match as Albion hung on to win the match 1-0 at The Hawthorns. 

The 26-year-old came close to doubling his tally but saw his effort from close range sail over.

He then retreated to his job at the heart of West Brom’s defence where he got involved in a physical matchup with Bournemouth's  Congolese attacker Benik Afobe whom he contained admirably.

Article continues below

Cameroon defender Allan Nyom also featured in Albion’s backline alongside the Egyptian. 

The win capped a good week for Tony Pulis, who also agreed to a one-year contract extension 

Next article:
Real Madrid superstar Ronaldo not better than I was, insists Gremio boss Renato
Next article:
Arsenal vs Newcastle United: TV channel, stream, kick-off time, odds & match preview
Next article:
Sone Aluko warns Reading to expect a ‘tough’ tie against Ipswich Town
Next article:
Chelsea team news: Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs Southampton
Next article:
Barcelona ace Pique dreaming of facing Guardiola & Man City in Champions League final
Close