FILE - Eslam Mohareb celebrating scoring against Township- Photo courtesy of Al-Ahly official website
CAIRO – 13 October 2018: Al-Ahly defender, Eslam Mohareb, revealed on Saturday that his teammates are focusing on the game against ES Setif at CAF Champions League semi-finals second leg.
“We are focused on the semi-finals second leg against ES Setif. It is our dream to achieve the title and qualify to FIFA Club World Cup.” Mohareb told Al-Ahly official website.
Al-Ahly defeated ES Setrif 2-0 at the first leg in Cairo and Mohareb scored Al-Ahly’s second goal in the game.
Mohareb added “The victory in Cairo is a great step towards the final and we will do everything to achieve a good result in Algeria to reach the final and make our fans happy.”
Al-Ahly had a tough week at the domestic level as they lost 4-3 to Ittihad Alexandria at the League on Sunday and they reached Egypt Cup second round after defeating second division club, Tersana, 3-2 on Wednesday.
“We bounced back against Tersana and reached the cup second round after the disappointing loss against Ittihad.” Mohareb added.
Al-Ahly will travel to Algeria on October 21 to get ready for the semi-finals second leg against Setif on October 23 at 8 May 1945 Stadium in Sétif.