Ali Maaloul scores and celebrates Al-Ahly’s first goal in Gendarmere National
The Niger Football Federation published an official statement, announcing that they had filed a complaint with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to demand that the match be postponed for 24 hours due to the mistreatment the team received at Cairo Airport. (See details)
A source from CAF toldFilGoal.com“The match is on schedule tomorrow, naturally, and all arrangements and procedures have been made for it, and the technical meeting has been held, and everything is fine.”
He added, “The National Guard Club demanded to postpone its match against Al-Ahly for a day, but there is a difficulty in accepting their request because they arrived in Cairo well before the match, so why postpone the match?”
The source concluded, “We respect the Egyptian authorities in granting entry permits in accordance with the health protocols, and we always call on everyone to unite to facilitate all obstacles in travel, whether club missions or authorities.”
A source from Al-Ahly had commented toFilGoal.com On the incident, he said, “The treatment was good and they are committed to the match date.” (See details)
Al-Ahly is preparing to face the National Guard tomorrow evening, Saturday, in the second leg of the 32nd round of the African Champions League.
Al-Ahly had tied the first leg in Niger with a goal for each team, as the representative of Egypt needs to win any result, or a negative tie in order to reach the group stage.