Soccer Football, 28-9-2017,Mahmoud Kahraba celebrates scoring for Al Ittihad - Photo Courtsey of Kahraba Twitter Account
CAIRO – 23 November 2017 : Al-Ittihad faces Al-Nasr on Thursday night in Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium, Riyadh, for the 11th week of the Saudi Arabian League.
Al-Nasr enters the game without two vital players as William Jebor and Sami al-Naji are out due to injury.
Al-Ittihad also misses Badr al-Nakhli, Ahmed Assiri and the Egyptian Mahmoud Abdel Monem known as Kahraba, all due to injury.
Al-Nasr depends on Hossam Ghaly’s experience to continue their amazing run in their next match against Al-Ittihad as they won seven games out of the last nine, the other two each ended in a draw.
If Mohamed el–Sahlawi, Al-Nasr striker, scores two more goals, he will reach a total of 100 goals, scored along his nine seasons in the Saudi Arabian League.
Iraqi born Swedish referee, Mohamed el-Hakim was appointed by the Saudi Arabia Football Federation for the game.
Al-Nasr places third in the league with 16 points after nine games, while Al-Ittihad places seventh with 13 points after 10 games.