Mosimane Announces Ahly Squad For Raja Clash

Sinethemba Makonco
April 20, 2022

Al Ahly SC coach Pitso Mosimane has named his squad that will face Raja Casablanca in their second leg CAF Champions League quarter-final tie this weekend.

The defending champions have a 2-1 advantage going to the second leg of the CAF Champions League quarterfinal against Moroccan giants Raja in Casablanca this coming weekend which was overshadowed by some questionable officiating.

Raja have since filed an official complaint to FIFA and CAF over the VAR and several other incidents and ahead of the second leg, he admits he’s confident they can finish the tie with a rare away win.

“We will go there and win in Morocco. I trust my team and I believe in my team. We have to trust the team. We have to support the players. We need them. Trust this team,” he said in Cairo.

“We are a good team. All we have to do is to go to Morocco and avoid conceding a goal then we need to score a goal. We must defend our lead. We have two opportunities. If we do not score, we must keep a clean sheet.”

With Club of the Century are already in Morocco for this important encounter and Mosimane announced their 25-man squad that travelled.

Al Ahly travelling squad in full:

  1. Mohamed El Shenawy
  2. Aly Lotfy
  3. Moustafa Shobier
  4. Karim Fouad
  5. Mohamed Abdelmonem
  6. Mahmoud Metwally
  7. Yasser Ibrahim
  8. Ayman Ashraf
  9. Mohamed Hany
  10. Mahmoud Wahid
  11. Ali Maaloul
  12. Hamdy Fathy
  13. Aliou Dieng
  14. Amr El Soulia
  15. Mohamed Magdy “Afsha”
  16. Hussien El Shahat
  17. Walid Soliman
  18. Taher Mohamed Taher
  19. Mohamed Mahmoud
  20. Luis Miquissone
  21. Ahmed Abdelkader
  22. Hossam Hassan
  23. Mohamed Sherif
  24. Salah Mohsen
  25. Percy Tau

The game will be played on Saturday evening at the Stade Mohamed V at midnight due to most of the respective players fasting during the Holy month of Ramadan.

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