Al Ahly manager René Weiler held the team’s final training session Friday afternoon at Mokhtar El Tetsh, after which he announced the squad that will face on Saturday’s match against Zamalek at the Cairo Stadium.
On the other hand, The White Knights’ boss Patrice Carteron is kept on his team’s squad a secret to the time of publishing this article.
Al Ahly’s absences from the Zamalek match will be Mahmoud Metwally, Hussein Al-Shahat and Ahmed El-Sheikh through injury, while Mahmoud Kahraba has left and terminated his contract the contract and end the loan deals are Sherif Ekrami and Ramadan Sobhi.
Zamalek will miss the services of Abdullah Jumaa, Mahmoud Abdel-Razek Shikabala and Imam Ashour due to the suspension imposed on them due to the Egyptian Super match against Al-Ahly in UAE and Mohamed Zaki for injury.
The full squad list for the Cairo derby is as follows:
Goalkeepers: Mohamed El-Shennawy, Ali Lotfy, Mostafa Shobeir.
Defenders: Ali Maaloul, Mahmoud Wahid, Ayman Ashraf, Yasser Ibrahim, Ramy Rabiaa, Mohamed Hany, Ahmed Fathi.
Midfielders: Aliou Dieng, Amr El-Sulya, Hamdi Fathi, Mohamed Magdy Afsha, Walid Soliman, Junior Ajayi, Geraldo, Arabi Badr.
Forwards: Aliou Badji, Marwan Mohsen.
The Red Devils are in the driving seat of the Egyptian Premier League title race with 56 points, while Zamalek are in the runners-up spot with 39 points after 20 games each so far this season.