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Two players from Al Ahly make CAF Champions League team of the round

Al Ahly players in CAF Champions League team of the round


Al Ahly duo Amr Gamal and Ahmed Hegazy were both chosen by CAF in their Champions League team of the round after their performances against Coton Sport.

The Reds managed to defeat Coton Sport 3-1 and qualified to the quarter-finals after finishing the round of 16 group stage in second place.

The duo’s impressive performances at Borg El-Arab Stadium awarded them places in the  team of the round. Amr Gamal scored two goals for his team in the match, his first in the African championship since his goal in Young Africans SC in April 2016.

Simultaneously, Ahmed Hegazy presented a distinguished defensive performance which helped the Red Devils proceed smoothly to the knockout stages of the championship.

Al Ahly’s Junior Ajayi and Ali Maaloul were also included before in CAF’s Champions League team of round three.

Full squad:


Photo: CAF

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