Al Ahly won the tie 5-1 on aggregate to secure their place in the CAF Champions League final for the 13th time in the club’s history.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) sets a new date for Zamalek clash against Raja Casablanca in the CAF Champions League semi-final second leg.
Al Ahly face Wydad Casablanca in the CAF Champions League semi-final second leg on Friday night at Cairo International Stadium.
The player missed the first leg as he injured his adductor muscle in the league game against Pyramids.
The White Knights beat the Moroccan champions thanks to a goal from Zamalek’s Moroccan winger Achraf Bencharki.
Raja Casablanca host Zamalek on Sunday night at Mohamed V Stadium.
Zamalek players hope to achieve a good result to have an advantage ahead of the second leg in Cairo.
The Red Devils put one foot in the competition final and they aim to secure their progress in the competition when they host Wydad on Friday night.
Al Ahly manager Pitso Mosimane preferred to count on three players in the midfield to put pressure on the opponent’s midfield.
The two teams enter the game with big ambitions as they both hold their fans’ dreams of reaching the competition’s final.
Al Ahly's Head of Medical Staff, Dr Khalid Mahmoud, announced on Thursday that El Shenawy is fit for the game.
Wydad have an amazing record In the CAF Champions League competition as they are unbeaten at home in the last 27 games.
The club statement added that the player did not have any contact with the team players since he arrived from Tunisia and he is now in self-isolation.
Egypt will host the CAF Champions League final in case it is played between an Egyptian and a Moroccan team.
The manager, who led Al Ahly to their last Champions League title, believes that the Egyptian giants have a tough mission to knock Moroccans out. .
The team goalkeeper Mohamed El Shenawy and the team defender Ayman Ashraf are fit for the game against Wydad Casablanca.
Confederation of African Football (CAF) decided to play the second leg of the CAF Champions League semi-finals at Cairo stadium.
Wydad are having tough days after losing the domestic league title in a dramatic way to their arch-rivals, Raja.
In 2002 final, Zamalek won the title after defeating Raja Casablanca 1-0 in Cairo as the first leg in Morocco ended in a goalless draw.
The first leg is set to be played on 18 October in Casablanca while Cairo stadium will host the second leg a week later.