Al-Ahly seeks to achieve a positive result at the beginning of its career to defend the title of its favorite tournament in the African Champions League and crown the title for the third consecutive season and consolidate its record of winning the title for the 11th time in its history.
Al-Ahly enters the National Guard match this evening, after it managed to win the title of the last two editions of the championship at the expense of Zamalek and Kaizer Chiefs, the South African champion, respectively.
Meanwhile, the National Guard team scored its first participation in the African Champions League and met the historical champion of the tournament, after it managed to qualify for the round of 32 at the expense of the Burundian champion Lee Massajer FC Nagozi.
The National Guard team had previously participated in the African Confederation Cup “Confederation” in the 2019-2020 season, but it was bid farewell to the tournament from the preliminary rounds after a loss from the Algerian team JS Kabylie.
The technical staff of Al-Ahly, led by Pitso Mosimane, included 19 players for the match list, and they are:
Ali Lotfi, Mustafa Schubert, Hamza Alaa, Rami Rabia, Yasser Ibrahim, Mahmoud Kahraba, Hamdi Fathi, Muhammad Sharif, Walid Suleiman, Ayman Ashraf, Badr Banon, Aliou Diang, Amr Al-Sulayya, Ali Maaloul, Muhammad Mahmoud, Akram Tawfiq, Taher Muhammad Taher, Muhammad Hani and Ahmed Nabil Kouka.