Zamalek Syrian defender Ajan out for six month with cruciate ligament rupture

Ahram Online , Monday 26 Feb 2018

Zamalek Syrian defender Ajan (Al-Ahram)
Zamalek Syrian defender Ajan (Al-Ahram)

Zamalek's Syrian defender Moayad Ajan faces a long spell on the sidelines after suffering a serious knee injury, the club announced on Monday

Scans revealed that Ajan had ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament and needs to undergo surgery in the coming days.

The 25-year-old who joined Zamalek from Iraqi side Naft-Alwasat last summer made 16 appearances, scoring twice in all competitions this season.

He was a regular starter with former coach Nebojsa Jovovic before falling out of favour with his successor Ihab Galal, who opted for Nigerian midfielder Maarouf Yusuf on the left flank.   

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