Al-Ahly’s technical staff decided to exclude Mahmoud Metwally, the team’s defender, from the Tunisia trip to face Tunisian Esperance, scheduled for June 19, in the first leg of the semi-finals of the African Champions League, which will be held at Rades Stadium.
Mahmoud Metwally needs about a week to recover from his recent injury to a hamstring muscle, to stay away from traveling with Al-Ahmar to Tunisia next Tuesday.
And the x-rays conducted by Mahmoud Metwally confirmed that he had a strain in the back muscle, after he was injured in the 40th minute of the first half of the friendly match that Al-Ahly played against Egypt Insurance last Thursday, which ended between the two teams in a draw with two goals for each team..
Mahmoud Metwally participated in the formation of Al-Ahly against Egypt Insurance before leaving in the 40th minute of the first half after complaining of a strain in the back muscle, which is the player’s first participation after recovering from a cruciate ligament injury that kept him out of the field for many months..
Al-Ahly resumed its training at the Touch Stadium on the island yesterday, Thursday, after the end of the negative rest scheduled for six days, which the technical staff granted to the players.