Meteb excluded from Al Ahly squad for El-Gaish match
Al Ahly interim manager Abdel-Aziz ‘Zizo’ Abdel-Shafy has announced a 19-man squad list to face Tala’a El-Gaish in the 18th round of the Egyptian Premier League.
Al Ahly go into El-Gaish match after winning 2-0 in the Derby against arch rivals Zamalek and open a seven point gap at the top of the Egyptian Premier League.
The squad list sees the absence of striker Emad Meteb for the second game after his row with Saleh Gomaa saw Zizo exclude him from the squad set to face Zamalek.
Both Ahmed Fathi and Hossam Ashour are set to miss out due to injuries sustained in the Zamalek match.
Newly acquired midfielder Amr El-Sulaya, who was signed on a free transfer in the January transfer window, is set to feature for the first time in Al Ahly squad list against El-Gaish.
Al Ahly Squad:
Goalkeepers: Sherif Ekramy, Ahmed Adel Abdel-Moneim and Mosaad Awad.
Defenders: Bassem Ali, Mohamed Hany, Rami Rabia, Ahmed Hegazy, Saad Samir, Sabry Raheel and Hussein El-Sayed.
Midfielders: Hossam Ghaly, Mo’men Zakaria, Amr El-Sulaya, Abdallah El-Said, Ramadan Sobhy and Saleh Gomaa.
Forwards: Amr Gamal, Malick Evouna and John Antwi.
Al Ahly currently top the Egyptian Premier League with 38 points, seven points clear of Zamalek who are second. Tala’a El-Gaish are 14th with 20 points.
The Red Devils will play against Tala’a El-Gaish on Saturday at 17:00 CLT, in El-Suez.
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