Sat, 17 Oct 2020 - 06:10 GMT
File- Al Ahly team, Al Ahly twitter account
CAIRO-17 October 2020: The starting line-ups for Al Ahly game against Wydad Casablanca in the CAF Champions League semi-final first leg have been revealed.
Al Ahly manager Pitso Mosimane preferred to count on three players in the midfield to put pressure on the opponent’s midfield.
Mosimane’s starting line-up for the game consists of: Mohamed El Shenawy, Yasser Ibrahim, Mohamed Hany, Ayman Ashraf, Ali Maaloul, Hussien El Shahaat, Aliou Diang, Amr El Soulia, Junior Ajayi, Afsha and Marwan Mohsen.
Wydad’s starting line-up for the game consists of: Reda Teknawty, Yahya Jabrane, Saladin Nusair, Ibrahim Najmuddin, Yahya Atiyat Allah, Walid Al-Karti, Badie Awok, Ismail Al-Haddad, Brahim Nekkach, Ayman Al-Hassouni and Gbagbo Junior.
he two teams enter the game with big ambitions as they both hold their fans’ dreams of reaching the competition’s final and winning the prestigious title.
We are talking here about two of the biggest clubs in the continent as Al Ahly has a record 8 Champions League titles while Wydad won the title twice.
Wydad’s last success in the competition came in 2017 after defeating the Red Devils in the final.
The second leg will be played on Friday night at Cairo stadium.
The winner between Al Ahly and Wydad will face the winner between Zamalek and Raja.