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Pitso Announces Squad For Chiefs’ CAFCL Final

Pitso Mosimane has announced a very strong 28-man squad to face Kaizer Chiefs in the CAF Champions League final.

Al Ahly will go into a bio bubble upon their arrival in Casablanca, Morocco, after all players tested negative for Covid-19 ahead of the trip, the club confirmed.

The ‘Club of the Century’ enter the final as defending champions and on the back of a 11-match unbeaten run.

Mosimane has announced the squad on Tuesday ahead of Saturday’s final, with all his star players such as in-form goal scorer Mohamed Sherif and left-back Ali Maaloul being part of the selection.

Al Ahly and Chiefs have met only once in CAF competitions so far, back in 2001 when the Egyptian giants beat Amakhosi 4-1 in the CAF Super Cup. 

Below is Al Ahly’s full squad to face Chiefs on Saturday:

Goalkeepers: Mohamed El Shenawy, Ali Lotfy, Mostafa Shobier

Defenders: Mahmoud Wahid, Mahmoud Metwally, Ramy Rabia, Yasser Ibrahim, Ayman Ashraf, Badr Benoun, Saad Samir, Ali Maaloul, Mohamed Hany, Hamdy Fathy 

Midfielders: Aliou Dieng, Amr El Soulia, Afsha, Karim Nedved, Mohamed Mahmoud, Akram Tawfik, Walid Soliman 

Forwards: Hussien El Shahat, Mahmoud Kahraba, Marwan Mohsen, Mohamed Sherif, Salah Mohsen, Walter Bwalya, Taher Mohamed Taher, Junior Ajayi