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Al Ahly announce squad for CAF final against ES Tunis

Al Ahly

manager has announced the 22-man squad list for the CAF Champions League final first leg against ES Tunis on the 2nd of November.

Al Ahly reached the champions league final for a record 12th time in history after surviving somewhat of a late scare in a game that saw the Reds overcome a close ES Setif comeback as they won 3-2 on aggregate and booked a spot in the final of the tournament to meet up with Tunisian side Espérance Sportive de Tunis.

READ | Setif manager: Al Ahly deserved to qualify to final

The first leg of the final is set to take place on Egyptian grounds at Borg El-Arab Stadium on Friday the 2nd of November, whilst the second leg is scheduled the following Friday of the 11th of November.

Mohamed El-Shennawy makes his way in the list after he was substituted for injury in the match against Al Wasl a few days ago. No notable absentees apart from Ali Maaloul while Salah Mohsen is back regularly for the Red Devils.

Squad list:

Goalkeepers: Sherif Ekramy, Mohamed El-Shennawy, Ali Lotfi

Defenders: Ahmed Fathi, Mohamed Hany, Salif Coulibaly, Saad Samir, Ayman Ashraf

Midfielders: Sabry Rahil, Hossam Ashour, Amr El-Sulaya, Hesham Mohamed, Akram Tawfik, Karim Nedved, Islam Mohareb, Ahmed Hamoudi, Walid Soliman, Mido Gaber, Ahmed Hamdi

Forwards: Salah Mohsen, Marwan Mohsen, Walid Azaro

This is the second time on a row for Al Ahly to reach the CAF Champions League final, they lost the title in last final to Wydad Athletic Club with a score of 2-1 on aggregate.

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