Al-Ahly eyes closing gap at the top



Mon, 04 Mar 2019 - 11:57 GMT


Mon, 04 Mar 2019 - 11:57 GMT

File- Al-Ahly players celebrating after scoring a goal

File- Al-Ahly players celebrating after scoring a goal

CAIRO – 4 March 2019: Al-Ahly face Petrojet on Monday at 26th round of the Egyptian League at Petro Sport Stadium.

Al-Ahly players hope to continue their unbeaten run against Petrojet at the League as they faced each other in 21 games; Al-Ahly won 16 games and five games ended with a draw.

“Our target is to win the three points. This stage is critical and we cannot lose any points," Al Ahly's assistant coach, Mohamed Youssef, said.

Al-Ahly manager, Martin Lasarte, announced the team squad which included the team Moroccan striker, Walid Azzaro, and the veteran defender, Ahmed Fathy and they are ready to support the team against the 13th placed, Petrojet.

Lasarte’s chosen squad for the game consists of:


Ahmed Tarek, Aly Lotfi, Mohamed el-Shenawi


Ali Maaloul, Ayman Ashraf, Mohamed Hany, Karim Nedved, Yasser Ibrahim, Rami Rabia, Ahmed Fathy


Hamdy Fathy, Hussein el-Shahat, Ramadan Sobhy, Nasser Maher, Hesham Mohamed, Giraldo


Junior Ajayi, Marwan Mohsen, Walid Azzaro, Salah Mohsen

Al-Ahly players hope to close the gap with Zamalek at the top as they are 4 points behind the League leaders.



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