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OFFICIAL: Referees announced for Al Ahly clash with Al Nejmeh


The Arab Football Association have announced the referees for Al Ahly’s clash with Lebanese side Al Nejmeh in the .

The first leg between Al Ahly and Al Nejmeh in the round of 32 ended in a stalemate as both teams played out a goalless draw.

Al Ahly have been in fine form recently as the Red Devils qualified to the semi-finals of the CAF Champions League following their dominant 4-0 win against Guinean side Horoya.

Meanwhile, Al Nejmeh have impressed in the Arab Club Championship as they beat ASAC Concorde 4-0, before overcoming Al-Faisaly 2-1, and finally defeating Club Africain 1-0 to advance to the round of 32.

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The referees for the second leg will be led by Saudi referee Turki Al-Khudhayr with linesmen Mohamed Al-Abakry, Fahad Al-Umri, and fourth official Mohamed Al-Hoish.

Al Ahly travel to Beirut on Thrusday as they face Nejmeh in the second leg of the round of 32 in the Arab Club Championship. Kick-off is set to take place 16:30 GMT.

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