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Ahly's star Walid Soliman will miss FIFA Club World Cup due to muscle injury

Soliman participated with the Reds in five matches so far this season, scoring four goals and providing one assist

Mahmoud Sheleib , Tuesday 19 Jan 2021
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Ahly Midfielder Walid Soliman
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Ahly veteran Midfielder Walid Soliman will be away for one month after getting a muscle injury on Sunday’s Egyptian Premier League game against National Bank of Egypt.

Ahly announced on their official website that the 36-year-old international will miss the FIFA Club World Cup competitions scheduled for 4 February in Qatar, as the X-rays revealed that the player suffers from a tear in the posterior muscle.

South African Ahly Coach Pitso Mosimane assured that he started with Soliman in Sunday’s game, which ended with a goalless draw, after making sure that the player is ready to play after warming up.

Eventually, the team’s doctor, Ahmed Abu Abla, revealed that the player suffered from a muscle injury, which made the technical staff choose to substitute Soliman after only 30 minutes from the beginning of the game.

Soliman participated with the Reds in five matches so far this season, scoring four goals and providing one assist.

Egyptian Premier League champions Ahly, who are leading the standings table with 17 points after winning in five games and two draws, will reportedly fly to Qatar on 29 January, ahead of the World Cup, as the Confederation of African Football Champions League winner.

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