09:47 AM | Wednesday 31 March 2021
Ali Maaloul, Al-Ahly player
A club source revealed Ahly that On the right The player of the first football team, postponed his return to Cairo due to the red team’s travel to Sudan to play the Sudanese match between Mars, in the fifth round of the group stage of the African Champions League, next Saturday, and Simba leads the group standings with 10 points, in Al-Ahly occupies second place with 7 points Vita Club comes in third place with 4 points, and Mars ranks fourth with one point.
A source said in statements to “Al-Watan Sport”: “Ali Maaloul has postponed his return to Cairo to join Al-Ahly because of Al-Ahly’s travel to Sudan to face Al-Merrikh Al-Sudan, in the fifth round of the group stage of the African Champions League.”
The source added: “The technical staff of the Al-Ahly club agreed to a reasonable request and decided to return to training as soon as the team returned from Sudan.”
Musimani hopes to share Ali Maaloul at the summit
The source added: Al-Ahly is awaiting the report of Suhail Al-Shamli, the Tunisian national team doctor, about Ali Maaloul’s condition after his return from his country, to determine the player’s condition in preparation for facing Zamalek on April 18th.
The source explained: Musimani hopes to participate in Ali Maaloul at the summit and wishes to enter into his technical calculations in this difficult confrontation.
South Africas Pitso Musimane is looking, in the Sudanese Al-Merrikh match, to win and collect the three points, to cut a step towards qualifying for the quarter-finals of the largest African club championship on the continent.
During the past few days, Pitso Mosimane was keen to study the Mars team, especially its previous matches in the group stage, to determine the strengths and weaknesses of the team, and to know the changes that have occurred to the team during the recent period.
Ranking of the first group in the African Champions League
1- Simba, Tanzania – 10 points
2- Al-Ahly 7 points
3- Vita Club, Congolese 4 points
4- Sudan’s Mars is a lone point