Al-Ahly team enters a mixed test when, at nine oclock this evening, Friday, 10/23/2020, it hosts the Moroccan Wydad team at Cairo International Stadium in the second leg of the African Champions League semi-finals, a match that the Red Genie plays with somewhat calm nerves after winning the first leg match Saturday The past, with a double clean, the signature campaign of Muhammad Magdi Qafsha and Ali Maaloul, so the Al Ahly team has an advantage in qualifying for the Champions League final, but the match will not be easy in light of the severe pressures that occurred on Ali Al-Ahmar after many said that Al-Ahly is relatively qualified for the African final, just as the Moroccan team came to Cairo and has it. An unbridled desire for revenge and the exclusion of Al-Ahly from the African championship. Wydad is armed with the experiences of its players, as well as not suffering from the same pressures from Al-Ahly, which makes tonight’s match very difficult, exciting and club.
South African coach Pitso Musimani, Al-Ahly coach, talked with his players before tonight’s meeting a lot about the importance of focusing on the field with the start to the end whistle and playing enthusiastically and seriously and not underestimating the Moroccan team under the pretext of “guaranteeing” qualification after the result of the first-leg match. The coach revealed that the ball only recognizes With diligence, everyone must strive and do their best, and explain to them the Moroccan team’s motives for revenge, which makes it imperative for everyone in Al-Ahly to focus well so that the team officially ascends to the final of the tournament and makes a big step towards regaining the African title absent from Qalaat al-Jazira since 2013.
Musimani is counting in tonight’s meeting on the same names that went into the first leg, as the coach does not intend to change the line-up of the team that achieved an important victory over the Moroccan champion in his own home, and Musimani’s winning papers appear to be, on Maaloul, Qafsha, Ajay, Al-Sulaia, Marwan Mohsen, Diang, Mohamed Hani, and behind them the goalkeeper. The distinguished Mohamed El Shennawy, and the defense coach wants Mahmoud Abdel Moneim Kahraba in the second half after the injury prevented him from participating in the first leg, while the readiness of the duo Qafsha and Marwan Mohsen was confirmed after he suffered light injuries in the first leg in Morocco.
In the other camp, Wydad is playing tonight’s match, raising the slogan “Wish is possible,” as the Moroccan team that previously won the Champions League title at the expense of Al-Ahly The year 2017 in the final of the tournament has confidence in achieving a historic “Remontada” from the heart of the Cairo stadium and kidnapping the African final visa. According to Moroccan press reports, the information received from the Wydad camp indicates that the Argentine technical director of the Wydad team, Engel Gamundi intends to make changes in the formation of the team during a match Tonight, where he intends to involve the Ivorian defender Ibrahim Komara, since the start of the match, after he participated as a substitute, in the first leg, as Jamondi will pay the Congolese striker Kazadi Kasengu, instead of the Ivorian striker Gbagbo Magbe.