Abdel Zaher El-Saqua - Century of International Appearances


The outstanding Egyptian player, who obtained 107 international caps with his National Team, has entered the symbolic but exclusive circle of players with a Century of Caps. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Caps	Date 	Venue 		Opponent       Score 	Competition
  1    8- 6-97	Cairo		Tunisia		0-0	World Cup Qualifier
  2   12- 6-97	Seoul		South Korea	1-3	Korea Cup
  3   14- 6-97	Suwon City	Yugoslavia	0-0	Korea Cup
  4   16- 6-97	Seoul		Ghana		2-0	Korea Cup
  5   21- 6-97	Rabat		Morocco		0-1	African Cup Qual.
  6   13- 7-97  Cairo           Senegal         2-0	African Cup Qual.
  7   18-12-97	Aswan		Togo		7-2 
  8   20-12-97	Aswan		Algeria		1-2	
  9   22-12-97	Cairo		Cameroon	2-0	  
 10   27- 1-98	Bangkok		South Korea	0-2	Kings Cup
 11   30- 1-98	Bangkok		South Korea  	1-1 [1]	Kings Cup
 12   10- 2-98	Bobo-Dioulasso	Mozambique	2-0	African Nations Cup
 13   13- 2-98	Bobo-Dioulasso	Zambia		4-0	African Nations Cup
 14   17- 2-98	Bobo-Dioulasso	Morocco		0-1	African Nations Cup
 15   21- 2-98	Ouagadougou	Ivory Coast  	0-0 [2]	African Nations Cup
 16   28- 2-98	Ouagadougou	South Africa	2-0	African Nations Cup
 17   16- 9-98	Cairo		Ivory Coast	0-0	
 18   23- 9-98	Tallinn		Estonia		2-2	
 19   29- 9-98	Kumanovo	Macedonia	2-2	
 20   28-10-98	Osaka		Japan		0-1	
 21   16-12-98	Cape Town	South Africa	1-2	
 22   27-12-98	Kuwait City	Kuwait		1-1	
 23   16- 2-99	Hong Kong	Bulgaria	3-1	Carlsberg Cup
 24   19- 2-99	Hong Kong	Mexico		0-3	Carlsberg Cup
 25   30- 3-99	Liège		Belgium		1-0	
 26   13- 6-99	Seoul		Croatia		2-2	Korea Cup
 27   15- 6-99	Seoul		South Korea	0-0	Korea Cup
 28   17- 6-99	Seoul		Mexico		0-2	Korea Cup
 29   10- 7-99	Cdad. de Mexico	New Zealand	1-1	
 30   15- 7-99	Guadalajara	New Zealand	1-0	
 31   25- 7-99	Cdad. de Mexico	Bolivia		2-2	Confederations Cup
 32   27- 7-99	Cdad. de Mexico	Mexico		2-2	Confederations Cup
 33   29- 7-99	Cdad. de Mexico	Saudi Arabia	1-5	Confederations Cup
 34    4- 1-00	Aswan		Togo		2-1 	
 35    6- 1-00	Aswan		Gabon		4-0 
 36    9- 1-00	Abidjan		Ivory Coast	0-2	
 37   19- 1-00	Lomé		Togo		0-1	
 38   23- 1-00	Kano		Zambia		2-0	African Nations Cup 
 39   28- 1-00	Kano		Senegal		1-0	African Nations Cup
 40    7- 2-00	Kano		Tunisia		0-1	African Nations Cup
 41   24- 4-00	Alexandria	Mauritius	4-2	World Cup Qualifier
 42    7- 6-00	Tehran		Iran  		1-1 [3]	LG Cup
 43    9- 6-00	Tehran		South Korea	0-1	LG Cup
 44   17- 6-00	Cairo		Ghana		2-0	
 45    9- 7-00	Dakar		Senegal		0-0	World Cup Qualifier
 46    2- 9-00	Alexandria	Ivory Coast	1-0	African Cup Qual.
 47    8-10-00	Omdurman	Sudan		1-0	African Cup Qual.
 48    6- 1-01	Cairo		UA Emirates	2-1	
 49    9- 1-01	Cairo		Zambia		3-1	
 50   14- 1-01	Cairo		Libya		4-0	African Cup Qual.
 51   16- 1-01	Tehran		China 	 	0-0 [4]	Ancient Civil. Cup
 52   23- 1-01	Ismailia	North Korea	1-0	
 53   28- 1-01	Cairo		Morocco		0-0	World Cup Qualifier
 54   24- 2-01	Windhoek	Namibia		1-1	World Cup Qualifier
 55   11- 3-01	Cairo		Algeria		5-2 	World Cup Qualifier
 56   24- 4-01	Cairo		Canada		3-0	LG Cup
 57    6- 5-01	Cairo		Senegal		1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 58    3- 6-01	Cairo		Sudan		3-2	African Cup Qual.
 59   10- 6-01	Nairobi		Kenya		1-1	
 60   17- 6-01	Abidjan		Ivory Coast	2-2	African Cup Qual.
 61   30- 6-01	Rabat		Morocco		0-1	World Cup Qualifier
 62   13- 7-01	Alexandria	Namibia		8-2	World Cup Qualifier
 63   21- 7-01	Annaba		Algeria		1-1	World Cup Qualifier
 64   10-11-01	Johannesburg	South Africa	0-1	
 65    4- 1-02	Cairo		Ghana		2-0	
 66    6- 1-02	Ismailia	Mali		1-2	
 67   11- 1-02	Cairo		Burkina Faso	2-2	
 68   20- 1-02	Bamako		Senegal		0-1	African Nations Cup
 69   25- 1-02	Bamako		Tunisia		1-0	African Nations Cup
 70   30- 1-02	Bamako		Zambia		2-1	African Nations Cup
 71    4- 2-02	Sikasso		Cameroon	0-1	African Nations Cup
 72   20-11-02	Tunis		Tunisia		0-0	
 73   12- 2-03	Cairo		Denmark		1-4	
 74   19- 3-03	Port Said	Qatar		6-0	
 75   29- 3-03	Port Louis	Mauritius	1-0	African Cup Qual.
 76   30- 4-03	Saint-Denis	France		0-5	
 77   15-11-03	Cairo		South Africa	2-1	
 78   18-11-03	Cairo		Sweden		1-0	
 79   14- 1-04	Port Said	Congo		2-2	
 80   17- 1-04	Port Said	Burkina Faso	1-1	
 81   25- 1-04	Sfax		Zimbabwe	2-1	African Nations Cup
 82   29- 1-04	Sousse		Algeria		1-2	African Nations Cup
 83    3- 2-04	Monastir	Cameroon	0-0	African Nations Cup
 84   24- 5-04	Cairo		Zimbabwe	2-0	
 85   29- 5-04	Cairo		Gabon		2-0	
 86    6- 6-04	Ondurman	Sudan		3-0	World Cup Qualifier
 87   20- 6-04	Alexandria	Ivory Coast	1-2	World Cup Qualifier
 88    4- 7-04	Cotonou		Benin		3-3	World Cup Qualifier
 89    9- 2-05	Cairo		Belgium		4-0	
 90   27- 3-05	Cairo		Libya		4-1	World Cup Qualifier
 91   17- 8-05	Ponta Delgada	Portugal	0-2	
 92    4- 9-05	Cairo		Benin		4-1	World Cup Qualifier
 93    8-10-05	Yaoundé		Cameroon	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
 94   16-11-05	Cairo		Tunisia		1-2	
 95   27-12-05	Cairo		Uganda		2-0	LG Cup
 96    5- 1-06	Alexandria	Zimbabwe	2-0	 
 97   14- 1-06  Cairo           South Africa    1-2
 98   20- 1-06  Cairo           Libya           3-0     African Nations Cup
 99   24- 1-06  Cairo           Morocco         0-0     African Nations Cup
100   28- 1-06  Cairo           Ivory Coast     3-1     African Nations Cup
101    3- 2-06  Cairo           Congo DR        4-1     African Nations Cup
102    7- 2-06  Cairo           Senegal         2-1     African Nations Cup
103   10- 2-06  Cairo           Ivory Coast     0-0 [5] African Nations Cup
104    3- 6-06  Elche           Spain           0-2
105   16- 8-06  Alexandria      Uruguay         0-2
106   15-11-06  Brentford       South Africa    1-0
107   12- 6-07  Kuwait City     Kuwait          1-1

[1] Egypt lost 4-5 on penalty kicks.
[2] Egypt won 5-4 on penalty kicks.
[3] Egypt lost 7-8 on penalty kicks.
[4] Egypt won 3-2 on penalty kicks.
[5] Egypt won 4-2 on penalty kicks.

Note: for the matches against Ghana (3-2,  3-12-97) and Thailand (1-1, 25- 1-98,
      Kings Cup) there is no evidence that El-Saqua played; the match against
      Senegal U-23 (4-2, 29-12-05, LG Cup) in which El-Saqua played, is not a
      full international and therefore not included here.

Total Record  

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
   107	  48   31   28	165-  107     127      59.34

Types of Matches
Friendlies      	44
World Cup Qualifier	16
African Ch. Qual.	 8
African Nations Cup	21
Confederations Cup	 3
Other Tournaments	15

Total caps:            107


Goals:
Cap   7         1 goal
Cap  34		1 goal
Cap  35 	1 goal
Cap  55	        1 goal

Total goals: 	4 goals


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Author: Roberto Mamrud (robert@elsitio.net)
Last updated: 14 Dec 2007

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