Last Update 22:46
Friday, 07 May 2021

Ahly's injured defender Metwalli to undergo knee surgery on Wednesday

Ahram Online , Tuesday 18 Aug 2020
Metwali
Ahly defender Mahmoud Metwali (Photo: Al-Ahram)
Share/Bookmark
Views: 1218
Share/Bookmark
Views: 1218

Ahly defender Mahmoud Metwali will undergo a knee surgery in Egypt upon his request on Wednesday, the Cairo giants announced on Tuesday.

The central defender sustained a serious knee injury during his side's 3-0 win over Aswan in a league game on Monday and scans revealed that he suffers from a partial tear in his anterior cruciate ligament, which will sideline him for months.  

Egyptian players usually prefer to undergo such surgeries abroad but the 27-year-old informed the club's football director Sayed Abdel-Hafiz that he wants to be treated in Egypt.

Metwalli, who joined Ahly from Ismaily on a five-year contract last summer, has made 15 appearances with the Red Devils in all competitions so far this season.

(For more sports news and updates, follow Ahram Online Sports on Twitter at @AO_Sports and on Facebook at AhramOnlineSports.)

Short link:

 

Latest

© 2010 Ahram Online.