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Ali Maaloul to be fit for World Cup opener against England

Ali Maaloul to be fit for World Cup opener against England

Photo: Al Ahly SC

Al Ahly and fullback will be fit for ’s World Cup opener against England after picking up a minor injury on Saturday.

Maaloul has suffered a hamstring strain following Tunisia’s friendly with Spain on Saturday, which the 2010 World Cup champions won 1-0, thanks to Iago Aspas’ late strike.

However, beIN SPORTS has revealed that Maaloul will be fit for his side’s game against England on Monday, June 18.

The Eagles of Carthage, who became the first African team to win a match at the World Cup in 1978, were drawn in G alongside England, Belgium, and Panama.

The former CS Sfaxien defender has been at the Red Devils since July 2016. He helped them win two Premier League titles, one Egypt Cup, and the Egyptian Super Cup once.

He was linked to Saudi giants , as they submitted a $2 million offer to sign the Tunisian, but they have been reported to be no longer interested.

Maaloul has struggled with injuries this season, missing almost a month with various injuries.

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