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21.03.2009 Football News

Bekoe pushes Petrojet second

By filgoal
Bekoe pushes Petrojet second

Ghanaian striker Eric Bekoe continued with his fine scoring form for the second week in a row for Petrojet in the Egyptian Premier League.

Bekoe was on target for the Cairo-based in their 2-0 win over Police Union on Friday to move up to second place on the League chart.

The former Asante Kotoko forward fired the Petroleum side ahead on 39 minutes when was set up by Hassan Gomaa's left-flank cross.

Ahmed Shaaban added the second 19 minutes from time after picking up Mahmoud Abdul-Hakim's cleverly-threaded pass to feint past some Police defenders and slot home.

Mokhtar Mokhtar's side are now five points behind leaders Ahli, while Police remained eighth with 38 points.

Elsewhere, ENPPI defeated ninth-placed Masri 1-0 to advance to third place with 42 points.

Ahmed Raouf scored the only goal in the game, his ninth overall this season, when he rose unmarked to nod Ahmed Al-Muhammadi's cross.