Ahly Coach Mosimane names full power squad for Champions League final

Ahmed Abd El Rasoul , Tuesday 13 Jul 2021

Ahly boss Mosimane included his injured players for Saturday's Champions League final against South Africa's Kaizer Chiefs


Ahly coach Pitso Mosimane announced on Tuesday a full 28-man squad for Saturday's anticipated African Champions League final against South African side Kaizer Chiefs.

Holders Ahly, who flew to Morocco on Tuesday, will be facing their South African counterparts in the final, which will be held in Morocco.

The South African Mosimane called up his full power for the game, including injured players like influential playmaker Walid Soliman, attacking midfielder Mohamed Mahmoud and midfielder Karim “Nedved” Walid.

Nine-time African champions Ahly booked their place in the prestigious tournament final after beating Tunisian giants Esperance 4-0 on aggregate.

Meanwhile, the South African side reached their first ever Champions League final after beating Morocco’s Wydad 1-0 on aggregate in a two-legged semi-final.

Ahly's 28 man squad for the final:

Goalkeepers: Mohamed El-Shenawy, Aly Lotfy, Mostafa Shobier

Defenders: Mahmoud Wahid, Mahmoud Metwaly, Ramy Rabia, Yasser Ibrahim, Ayman Ashraf, Badr Benoun, Saad Samir, Ali Maaloul, Mohamed Hani

Midfielders: Hamdy Fathi, Aliou Dieng, Amr El-Sulaya, Magdi Afsha, Karim “Nedved” Walid, Mohamed Mahmoud, Akram Tawfik, Walid Soliman, Hussien El-Shahat

Forwards: Mahmoud Kahraba, Marwan Mohsen, Mohamed Sherif, Salah Mohsen, Walter Bwalya, Taher Mohamed Taher, Junior Ajayi

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