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Champs off the mark – Egypt 3-1 Nigeria

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Continental kings united with two former winners
Ready benchmark for the pretenders and beginners

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Defending champs Egypt turned on the style
Nigeria yielded to the gutsy Pharoahs guile

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Riposte to seal a most fine victory
Enough to pierce the Super eagles armoury

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Flying eagles first through Obasi’s rapacious threat
Goalies error leaves Moteab with an empty net

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Skipper Ahmed Hassan drives his charges ahead
Gedo’s hammer leaves the Green Falcons brown bread

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 “I think we deserved the victory”
“We didn’t give up,” added Zidan eagerly

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Number 7
(c) Emdad Rahman

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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/champs-off-the-mark-egypt-3-1-nigeria/