Al-Ahly enters a strong battle when Sun Downs faces South Africa in the second leg of the African Champions League quarter-finals, on the way to winning the continental title absent from the Red Castle in the last 7 years, since the last crowning of the brown princess in 2013, but the surprise is that the main group defending colors The Genie Red does not include any player from the battalion who holds the last continental title in 2013 .
There are only 5 players from the group with experience in the red squad, and they do not participate regularly in light of the dependence of Swiss Rene Vyler on a group of other players in their positions, knowing that the rest of the players have never held the title of African Princess before.
Al-Ahly is looking to confirm its rise to the quarter-finals at the expense of Sun Downs, and take revenge for the resounding defeat suffered by the Red team in the same round of the previous version with five clean, when the Uruguayan Martin Lasarte took the technical leadership of the Tch people.
Al-Ahly is trying to achieve a positive result in the stadium, which witnessed its footballing setback at the African level, and suffered the utmost defeat in the history of its continental confrontations, especially that it is one of the largest African clubs and the Club of the Horn of Africa, other than that its players have the intention to return consideration and revenge for the cruel defeat in the last round.
On the other hand, the match coordinator of Al-Ahly and Sun Downs will visit Al-Ahly’s residence today, Thursday, in order to coordinate on several matters related to the match between the two teams scheduled for the third tomorrow, Saturday afternoon, Cairo time, which is the same time in South Africa at Lucas Morbi Stadium in Pretoria in the second leg of the League
The coordinator will discuss with Al-Ahly mission officials arrangements for the match and another training ground for the team in Pretoria, the press conference, the technical meeting and other match arrangements..
And the past team training in South Africa witnessed the readiness of all the players of the team to participate in the tomorrow’s match, including Ali Maaloul, who suffered from minor strain in the front muscle, but recovered from it and participated in the training yesterday and yesterday, as the medical device of the team led by Dr. Khaled Mahmoud announced that no player would suffer from any Injuries, explaining that there is more than one player who suffered from minor bruises and stress but was not effective and these players participated in the exercises naturally to confirm their readiness to participate in the match properly.