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Tarek Hamed returns for Zamalek against Entag El-Harby
Zamalek manager Alex McLeish has announced the 20-men squad to face Entag El-Harby in his first game in the charge of the club.
The squad witnesses the return of the goalkeeper Ahmed El-Shennawy to the score sheet after he had missed Zamalek’s last two games due to injury.
However, the Scottish manager has excluded Mahmoud Abdel-Rahim “Gennesh” from the squad due to technical reasons. Ibrahim Abdel-Khalik, Mohamed Salem and Mohamed Ibrahim will also miss for the same reasons.
The list of absentees also witnessed Hamada Tolba for accumulation of yellow cards and Ahmed Dweidar due to injury.
Mostafa Fathi, Tarek Hamed and Ali Gaber all return to the squad after being absent from the team’s squad against Aswan.
Goalkeepers: Ahmed El-Shennawy and Mohamed Abou-Gabal.
Defenders: Ali Gabr, Mohamed Koffi, Hazem Emam, Mohamed Adel Gomaa, Omar Gaber, Baher Elmohamady and Ramzy Khaled.
Midfielders: Ahmed Tawfik, Tarek Hamed, Ahmed Hamoudi, Ayman Hefny, Mahmoud Kahraba, Shikabala, Mostafa Fathi and Moruf Yusuf.
Forwards: Bassem Morsi, Emmanuel Mayuka and Ahmed Hassan Mekki
Entag El-Harabi’s manager Shawki Gharib has also announced his squad to face Zamalek.
Entag El-Haraby’s squad:
Goalkeepers: Amir Abdel-Hamid, Amer Amer.
Defenders: Mahmoud Fathallah, Sayed Farid, Lo’ai Wael, Tarek Sami, Hassan El-Shami, Ali Fathi.
Midfielders: Sehab El-Din Ahmed, Mohamed Sosta, Mohamed Mohsen, Ali Eid, Ahmed Magdi, Mohamed Zika, Mohamed Farouk
Forwards: Salah Amin, Mohamed Nagi “Gedo”, Waleed Hassan, Baba Arko, Sherif Ashraf.
Zamalek are currently second in the league table with 38 points while Entag El-Haraby lie in ninth position with 28 points.
The game is set to kick off at 19:00 CLT at Borg El-Arab stadium on Thursday.