Egypt manager Bob Bradley has announced he will exclude Ahly players from the Pharaohs’ December training camp.
The winners of seven African Cup of Nations trophies are preparing for the 2014 World Cup qualifiers. Their first competitive match will be in March when they host Zimbabwe.
Egypt will play Yemen on 1 December before playing Hungary and Assiut in Hurgada on 5 and 8 December.
“Ahly players will be busy preparing and playing in the Club World Cup,” American coach Bradley told reporters on Wednesday.
The winners of the CAF Champions League will participate in the Club World Cup in Japan starting on 6 December.
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