Al-Ahly’s mission will move to Morocco hours later to play the match in which Al-Ahmar aspires to win its second consecutive title, and the tenth in total, for the continental championship.
The list of injured Al-Ahly included Walid Suleiman, as well as the unprepared Muhammad Mahmoud and Karim Walid “Nedved”.
The full list of Al-Ahly is as follows:
Goalkeepers: Mohamed El-Shennawy – Ali Lotfi – Mostafa Schubert
Defense: Mahmoud Waheed – Mahmoud Metwally – Rami Rabea – Yasser Ibrahim – Ayman Ashraf – Badr Banoon – Saad Samir – Ali Maaloul – Mohamed Hani
Middle: Hamdi Fathi – Aliou Diang – Amr Al-Sulayya – Mohamed Magdy “Afsha” – Karim Walid “Nedved” – Mohamed Mahmoud – Akram Tawfik – Walid Suleiman – Hussein Al-Shahat
Attack: Mahmoud Abdel Moneim “Kahraba” – Marwan Mohsen – Mohamed Sharif – Salah Mohsen – Walter Bwalya – Taher Mohamed Taher – Junior Ajayi
Only Nasser Maher and Ahmed Ramadan “Beckham”, who joined the Olympic team, are absent from Al-Ahly players.