Al Ahly-Al Wasl encounter date announced
The Union of Arab Football Associations announced the date for Al Ahly and Al Wasl clash in the round of 16 of Zayed Club Champions Cup.
The Red Devils were able to qualify for the round of 16 after thrashing Al-Nejmeh of Lebanon, while Ittihad of Alexandria knocked out title holders Esperance, Zamalek and Ismaily beat Kuwaiti sides Al-Qadsia and Al-Kuwait.
Football director Mohamed Youssef said in comments to the press that Al Ahly will face Emirati side Al Wasl on October 28 for the first leg in Egypt while the second leg will take place on November 22 in the United Arab Emirates.
Al Ahly will also be preparing for their second leg in the CAF Champions League semi-final match against ES Setif which will be on October 23 a few days before their clash against Al Wasl.
The other ties see Wydad Casablanca play Étoile du Sahel, ES Sétif face Al-Ahli Jeddah, Al-Hilal play Iraqi side Al-Naft, and Sudan’s Al-Merrikh host USM Alger.
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