Zamalek name squad for Arab Contractors league clash
Zamalek boss Christian Gross has named his 19-man squad that will face Arab Contractors in the 21st round of the Egyptian Premier League.
Sixth-placed Arab Contractors will host league leaders Zamalek at Petrosport on Wednesday, as the Whites will eye the three points to extend their lead at the top of the league table.
Zamalek currently sit top with 52 points from 21 games, one more than rivals Al Ahly, who have played a game more.
As reported earlier, Moroccan forward Khalid Boutaib will miss the game as he headed back to his home country to join the Lions of Atlas’ training camp.
On the other hand, Ferjani Sassi, who was also called-up by his national team, was named in the squad after Tunisia manager Alain Giresse allowed him to take part in the game.
Ayman Hefny and Mohamed Antar have also returned back to the squad, while Mohamed Ibrahim and Ibrahim Hassan were left out for technical reasons.
Goalkeepers: Mahmoud Abdel Rahim Gennesh, Emad El Sayed.
Defenders: Mohamed Abdel Ghany, Bahaa Magdy, Abdallah Gomaa, Mahmoud Hamdi, Hamdi Nagguez, Mahmoud Alaa, Hazem Emam.
Midfielders: Ferjani Sassi, Mahmoud Abdel Aziz, Youssef Obama, Ayman Hefny, Tarek Hamed, Mahmoud Kahraba, Ahmed Sayed Zizo, Mohamed Antar.
Forwards: Omar El-Said, Hamed Ahdad.
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