Ahly offered friendlies against Rayo Vallecano, Zenit, Shakhtar

Ahram Online, Monday 24 Dec 2012

Spanish club Rayo Vallecano, Russian FC Zenit and Ukrainian Shakhtar want to play the world’s fourth in friendly games ahead of African Super Cup

Elsayed Hamdy (C) of Egypt’s Al-Ahly celebrates with teammates after scoring against Japan’s Sanfrecce Hiroshima during their Club World Cup match in Toyota (Photo: Reuters)

Ahly football team have been offered three friendly games after they pulled out of a Qatar friendly and cancelled one with Getafe.

"We agreed to play two games in January 18 and 20 against Ukraine’s Shakhtar and FC Zenit of Russia. The third game will be in February against Rayo Vallecano of Spain," the Red Devils’ marketing manager Magdy Tolba told the club’s official website.

"The offers will be discussed with manager Hossam El-Badry to confirm the scheduling," Tolba added.

The CAF Champions League Champions, who finished fourth in the Club World Cup will play the African Super Cup against Confederation Cup winners Leopards of Congo between 22 and 24 February.

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