Ahly announce squad for Nejmeh game in Arab Club Championship opener

Ahram Online , Sunday 12 Aug 2018

Ahly announce squad for Nejmeh game in Arab Championship opener (Photo: Ahly official website)

Ahly have excluded key players from the team's squad for Monday's match against Lebanese side Nejmeh in the Arab Club Champions Cup opener.

Newly-joined French coach Patrice Carteron has sidelined Walid Azzaro, Ali Maloul, Islam Mohareb, Salif Coulibaly and Ahmed El-Shiekh from Monday’s squad, the club announced early Sunday.

The Cairo giants will host Nejmeh at Alexandria's Borg El-Arab Stadium in the round of 32 of the Arab Club Championship in front of 10,000 fans.

Ahly's arch-rivals Zamalek played to a 0-0 draw at home against Kuwait's Qadsia in the same round on Saturday.

The 22-man Ahly squad has been announced as follows:

Goalkeepers: Sherif Ekrami, Mohamed El-Shennawi, Ali Lotfi

Defenders: Ahmed Fathi, Mohamed Nagiub, Sabri Rahil, Ayman Ashraf, Saad Samir, Mohamed Hani

Midfielders: Hossam Ashour, Hisham Mohamed, Ahmed Hamoudy, Karim Nidvid, Walid Soliman, Moemen Zakaria, Ahmed Hamdy, Mido Gaber, Mohamed Sherif, Nasser Maher, Akram Tawfik

Strikers: Salah Mohsen, Marwan Mohsen

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