Wednesday 5 February 2020
Zamalek coach French Patrice Carteron announced the formation of his new team to confront the border guards in the round match 16 at Cairo International Stadium in the Egyptian Premier League.
The formation did not include the presence of an explicit attacking player after Omar Al-Saeed was kept on the bench, and the match list of the first team striker Mustafa Mohamed was empty.
Carteron relied on his wing and playmaker Ashraf Bnachriki at the position of the late imaginary striker, and supported him by his fellow countryman Mohamed Onajem, Islam Jaber and Ahmed Zizou.
The formation of white came as follows:
Goalkeeping: Muhammad Abu Jabal
Defense line: Muhammad Abdul Shafi – Mahmoud Alaa – Mahmoud Al-Wanash – Hazem Imam
Midfield: Tariq Hamid – Youssef Obama – Muhammad Onajem – Ahmed Sayed Zizou – Islam Jaber
Striker: Ashraf Bnchriki
Sitting on the bench are: Muhammad Awad – Muhammad Hassan – Muhammad Abdul-Ghani – Omar Al-Saeed – Mustafa Fathi – Muhammad Antar – Abdullah Juma.