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Injuries hit Al Ahly ahead of facing Damanhour in Egyptian league

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Several Ahly players might miss the team’s next game in the against Damanhour due to various injuries.

Al Ahly key player suffered knee pain after the team’s game against Moghreb Tetouan in the first-leg of the 16th round of the CAF Champions League.

“The player will undergo medical tests on Wedensday to determine the possibility of his participation with the team against Damanhour,” Al Ahly doctor Khaled Mahmoud said.

Soliman was doubtful to feature on Sunday’s game, which the team lost 1-0 in the stoppage time, as he was injured in training with a bruise to the knee.

The game also witnessed team’s midfielder Momen Zakaria cracking his wrist. Al Ahly doctor said that they would have to wait until they perform an X-ray on his wrist to determine the seriousness of his injury.

Left-back Hussein El Sayed, however, is suffering from muscular issues that might prevent him from taking part in the team’s next games.

“He was complaining of a muscle strain for two days before the match and he put a huge effort during the game,” Al Ahly doctor explained.

Al Ahly director of football Wael Gomaa explained that the team’s defender Mohamed Hany was taken off the field during the match after he suffered a bruise to the foot.

“He will undergo a medical examination to determine the expected period of absence,” Gomaa added.

Another absence from Al Ahly’s squad against Damanhour will be right-back Bassem Ali who suffered a minor injury during the team’s game against Moghreb Tetouan.

Al Ahly is set to face Damanhour in the 23rd round of the Egyptian Premier League on Thursday.

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