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Al Ahly midfielder makes CAFCL team of the round

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Posted on July 3, 2017
Al Ahly midfielder makes CAF Champions League team of the round

Photo: Al-Ahly SC

CAF have revealed their Champions League team of round five and it included one Egyptian player from Cairo giants Al Ahly.

The Red Devils were held by Zambian side Zanaco to 0-0 draw at National Heroes Stadium on Saturday, which made Al Ahly must beat Coton Sport in Alexandria in order to qualify to the quarter-finals.

The best XI squad included international , whose impressive defending performance awarded him a place in the  team of the round.

Team Captain Hossam Ashour helped the Reds keeping a clean sheet by controlling the midfield and stopping Zanaco from initiating any counter attack throughout the 90 minutes.

Al Ahly currently sit third with with 8 points, and their next Champions League match will be up against Cameroon’s Coton Sport on Saturday, July 8 at Borg El-Arab Stadium.

Full squad:

Photo: CAF

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