“I think that the team will be full in number against Al-Ittihad, as the new deals are a strong addition for us,” Al-Ahly coach Sami said.
“Waleed Suleiman can train alone during the rest of the team, and the trio Muhammad Sharif, Ahmed Ramadan Beckham and Ahmed Yasser Rayan will be ready within 3 days,” he added.
He continued, “Playing every 4 days has become a normal matter since the beginning of the Corona virus crisis, and the five substitutions are an outlet for each team.”
In another context, Sami continued the “Champions League”
He revealed, “The coach Pitso Mosimani called on the players between the two halves to calm down, play in our usual way, and gradually enter the atmosphere of the meeting.”
And he continued, “All the excuses for the players with the early goal and the pressure of the match retreated to secure the result, and we resorted to longitudinal balls. Musimani talked about these observations between the two halves and I think that the second half was better.”
He also said, “We were all frightened after the opportunity missed by Hussein Al-Shahat, but after Ahmed Sayed Zizou’s shot at the post, we felt comfortable.”
Sami shirts completed his remarks, “And Pitso Musimani expected Zamalek to suffer physically in light of the influential absences among its ranks and its reliance in recent matches on 13 or 14 players.”