Ghaly out of Ahly's squad for Champions League tie, Fathi returns

Mohamad Mosselhi, Sunday 13 May 2012

Ahly coach Manuel Jose drops midfielder Hossam Ghaly from his 19-man squad for Monday's CAF Champions league encounter against Stade Malien

Hossam Ghaly

Skipper Hossam Ghaly has been left out of Ahly's squad for Monday's African Champions League game at home to Stade Malien for disciplinary reasons despite sitting down with coach Manuel Jose to resolve their dispute.

Ghaly also missed the 1-0 loss at Stade Malien in the first leg of the competition's round of 16 after arguing with Portuguese boss Jose during a training session.  

However, Ahly were boosted by the return of full-back Ahmed Fathi after he recovered from a knee injury.

The versatile player, 28, has been out of action since undergoing a knee surgery in the first week of April

Ahly will be looking to overturn a 1-0 deficit when they host Stade Malien on Monday at Military Academy Stadium behind closed doors.

Ahly's 19-man squad:

Goalkeepers: Ahmed Adel, Sherif Ekrami

Defenders:  Mohamed Naguib, Sherif Abdel-Fadil, Ahmed El-Sayed, Sayed Mowad, Ahmed Shedid, Ahmed Fathi

Midfielders: Mohamed Shawky, Hossam Ashour, Shehab Ahmed, Walid Soliman, Mohamed Barakat, Mohamed Abou-Treika, Abdallah El-Said

Strikers: El-Sayed Hamdi, Emad Meteb, Dominique Da Silva, Mohamed Nagy "Gedo,"

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