Zamalek returns hope by beating MCA with two clean goals


Zamalek club seeks to win its next match against its rival Mouloudia Algeria in the fifth round of the group stage of the CAF Champions League, hoping to qualify for the quarter-finals.

Zamalek plays the match with only two points in its balance, after suffering two defeats by Tunisian Esperance, one way back, and tied with Mouloudia and Senegalese Toungit.

As for Mouloudia Algeria, it is in the confrontation with eight points and needs only one point to ensure it qualifies for the next round, which makes the task very difficult for the white players.

The match between Zamalek and Mouloudia Algeria will start at 9 pm next Saturday at the July 5 stadium in Algeria.

The match will be broadcast on beIN Sport, which owns the broadcast rights for the tournament.

Card match Zamalek and Mouloudia Algeria

  • When: 9 pm Cairo time
  • Conveyor channel: bein sport 4
  • Commentary: Issam Chawali

Zamalek preparations for the match

The coach, Patrice Carteron, confirmed in a press statement that the team is ready to face Mouloudia and the morale is high.

Especially after the return of more than one player to his distinctive physical condition, led by Muhammad Abd al-Shafi and Hazem Imam, along with Ayman Hefni and Shikabala.

He explained that he is close to relying on them during the next match, which needs to join all efforts to win it.

Carteron continued his speech, stressing that he had studied the MCA team well, and the most important strengths and weaknesses in it. He affirmed his respect for the Algerian team, but each team is capable of winning.

Special sessions will be held with the players from the technical staff to raise the morale, and urge the need to achieve victory in this match.

Regarding the issue of Ferjani Sassi’s renewal, the coach stressed that the matter is in the hands of the club’s management, and stressed his need for the player during the coming period due to his importance within the team, and if he leaves, he must deal with the alternatives available to him.

On the other hand, Abdel Nasser Al Mass, president of MCA, confirmed that he was surprised by the decline in the performance of the Zamalek team during this edition of the Champions League, especially since the white with the same players presented more than wonderful championships during the last season.

And he succeeded in reaching the final match after ousting Esperance and Moroccan Raja, and on thinking about qualifying, the club president confirmed that his team lacked a single point.

To be in the next stage of the tournament, but he aspires to gain the top of the group and not just win second place.


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