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EXCLUSIVE | Al Ahly finalising AS Roma friendly details

Posted on April 19, 2016

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Cairo giants Al Ahly SC are finalising a deal with to hold a friendly next month.

Al Ahly personell are on the verge of arranging a friendly with Italian giants AS Roma, with Abdel-Aziz Abdel-Shafy close to reaching an agreement, a source inside the club told KingFut.

Africa’s most historic club are putting in the final touches with ’s side, to hold a friendly late next May in the United Arab Emirates.

This would be the third time that Al Ahly play against Roma, with their previous friendly in 2002 ending 2-1 for the Cairo giants in thanks to goals from Ibrahim Said & Evelino, while Vicenzo Montella pulled one back from the spot for Roma.

Al Ahly later met Roma again in 2008, losing 3-0 thanks to goals from Mauro Esposito, Matteo Brighi and David Pizarro.


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