It became clear that Junior Ajayi will be out of the game as he suffered an injury in his hamstring muscle during the game against Simba SC
Al Ahly will attack Al Merrikh SC in Sudan with four players as Al Ahly’s head coach Pitso Mosimane will count on Sherif, Marwan, Ajayi, and Afsha.
Al-Ahly closed the gap at the top to two points with the Egyptian League leaders, Zamalek, who played a game less and will face Arab Contractors on Thursday, March 14.
Al-Ahly won the game thanks to four goals from Junior Ajayi, Marwan Mohsen, Gerlado and KarimNedved.
Al-Ahly had a disastrous week, as they lost 2-1 to Zamalek on Thursday, before losing the chance to defend their Cup title after their loss to Alassiouty.
Ajayi participated in Al-Ahly’s campaign to achieve the Egyptian League title six weeks before the end of the season.
Al-Ahly continued their amazing run in the Egyptian League, defeating Enppi 4-1 on Saturday night.
Mohamed Salah is the only Egyptian player in the list as the CAF excluded Egypt national team goalkeeper, Essam el-Hadary.
Al Ahly captain Hossam Ahour got substituted after a muscle injury during the game, which could rule him out of Etoile clash.
Saturday’s victory over Esperance will always be remembered by one player, the Tunisian magician in Al Ahly’s defensive lineup, Ali Maaloul.
Swiss League sides are apparently setting an eye on Al-Ahly SC two strikers Ali Maloul and Junior Ajay to count on their services next season.