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Hossam El-Badry names Al Ahly squad for league opener
The reigning league champions will begin their title defence against rivals Ismaily, in what will be Hossam El-Badry’s first official fixture at the helm of Al Ahly since joining the latter side last month.
Notable absentees from the matchday squad include injured defensive duo Rami Rabia and Ahmed Hegazy, as well as the suspended Hossam Ghaly and Ahmed Fathy.
New signing Junior Ajayi has been named in the squad, and could be in line for a debut.
Goalkeepers: Sherif Ekramy, Ahmed Adel, Mohamed El-Shenawy
Defenders: Mohamed Hany, Bassem Ali, Sabry Rahil, Ali Maaloul, Saad Samir, Mohamed Naguib
Midfielders: Hossam Ashour, Akram Tawfik, Amr El-Sulaya, Karim Nedved, Momen Zakaria, Walid Soliman, Abdallah El-Said, Mohamed Hamdy Zaki
Forwards: Amr Gamal, John Antwi, Emad Meteb, Junior Ajayi