Fathi boosts Ahly's 20-man squad ahead of Mazembe clash

Mahmoud Elassal, Friday 6 Jul 2012

The Ahly midfielder has recovered from a knee injury and joined the squad for Mazembe game

Ahmed Fathy
Ahly midfielder Ahmed Fathy

Ahly midfielder Ahmed Fathi has been included in the 20-man squad that will face TP Mazembe of DR Congo in the group stage of the CAF Champions League on Sunday after after recovering from a knee injury.

"Fathi joined Ahly's training on Friday and is fit for Mazembe game," read a statement on the club's official website on Friday.

Medical tests have showed, however, that midfielder Mohamed Shawky will not be able to play due to an injury. 

Sunday's Group B clash between Ahly and Mazembe will to be played behind closed doors due to security reasons.

The six-time African Champions League winners, Ahly were drawn up in Group B with archrivals Zamalek and Ghana’s Chelsea.

Ahly squad:

Goalkeepers: Sherif Ekrami, Mahmoud Aboul-Sauod

Defenders: Mohamed Najuib, Sherif Abdel-Fadil, Saad Samir, Sayed Moawad, Ahmed Shedid, Ahmed Fathi, Ahmed Sedik

Midfielders: Hossam Ashour, Hossam Ghaly, Shehab Ahmed, Mohamed Barakat, Mohamed Abou-Trieka, Walid Soliman

Strikers: Mohamed Nagy "Gedo", Emad Meteb, Fabio Junior, Oussou Konan, Abdullah El-Saied.


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