A very difficult task awaits Al-Ahly’s offensive line with the eighth chimes next Monday evening when the red giant meets his counterpart Bayern Munich, the European Champions League semi-finalists, in the FIFA Club World Cup in Qatar, Zambian Walter Bwalya, Mohamed Sharif and Marwan Mohsen, each of them will be waiting for the most difficult task in his journey with the witch The round, which was scored by Manuel Neuer, the Bayern Munich goalkeeper, to achieve the most difficult dream of reaching the World Cup final match.
After seven years of absence, Bayern Munich will return to the FIFA Club World Cup, after his last appearance in the 2013 edition, which was held in Morocco..
Bayern Munich presented a very impressive season during the past year, winning five titles, namely the German League (Bundesliga), the German Cup and the German Super Cup, as well as the European Champions League and European Super Cup.
Zambian Walter Bwalya faces bad luck with Al-Ahly. Since his arrival to the Red Castle in the recent winter transfer period, his attempts to score the first goal were unsuccessful with Ahly While Marwan Mohsen, the Red Genius striker, faces harsh criticism from the fans due to the scarcity of his goals, while Mohamed Sharif suffers from the lack of his participation with the team and the preference of South African coach Pitso Musimani, the coach of Al-Ahly’s former duo, at his expense.
Walter Bwalia participated in Al-Ahly’s first World Cup match against Al-Duhail, Qatar, and scored a goal that was canceled due to offside after returning to video technology, while he met fans’ approval thanks to his conscious movements during the match, while Marwan Mohsen participated as a substitute during the match in the last minutes and did not show an outstanding level at the offensive level after he failed in Taking advantage of an easy ball in front of the goal, while Mohamed Sharif missed his appearance in the World Cup with Al-Ahly.
Al-Ahly club has become on a date with history in its current participation in the FIFA Club World Cup in Qatar after it overtook Al-Duhail with a goal scored by Hussein Al-Shahat for Al-Ahly in the 30th minute, and the Red Genie became in front of a historic confrontation with Bayern Munich, champion of the European Champions League next Monday evening in the semi-finals of the World Cup.
Al-Ahly qualified to play in the Club World Cup in the current version after being crowned the African Champions League title for the ninth time in its history, at the expense of its traditional rivals, the Zamalek team, with a score of 2-1 in the final match that brought them together last November at the Cairo Stadium.“.
Al-Ahly is participating in the Club World Cup for the sixth time in its history, and the red team has previously achieved the world bronze in the 2006 edition in Japan.
The next Bayern Munich match is the first match for Al-Ahly club against a team from the old continent in an official tournament, and the Red Genie played against Bayern Munich, Germany only twice, and has never before faced in the Club World Cup, but they participated in the 2013 tournament together.
The first confrontation was in December 1977 in a friendly, and Al-Ahly won with two goals to one, and the goals of the red giant were scored by Mahmoud Al-Khatib and Sherif Abdel Moneim..
The second confrontation was also friendly and in Qatar in 2012, Bayern Munich won with two goals to one, scored by the Croatian Olic, while Mohamed Barakat scored the only goal of Al-Ahly.