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Abdel-Shafy to undergo knee surgery

Posted on February 9, 2016

Al Ahli official website

Al Ahli official website

Egyptian left-back will undergo knee surgery, according to official website.

The former player picked up an injury during Al Ahli’s previous match against Al-Khaleej FC on 5 February in the . He was subbed off at half time, after he sustained an injury in his right knee during the first half.

Scans revealed that the 30-year-old, who has previously suffered from a similar injury in his right knee, will have to undergo surgery.

According to the club’s official website, Abdel-Shafy’s expected period of absence will be determined following the surgery.

Al Ahli, who currently sit in the second position of the league table, drew 1-1 against Al-Khaleej FC in the 15th round of the Saudi professional League. They are set to face Al-Wehda on 10 February.

Abdel-Shafy joined the Saudi-side from Zamalek in the 2015 summer transfer window after impressing during his loan spell with the club.


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