Weiler comments on Afsha's fitness ahead of Egyptian Super Cup



Thu, 20 Feb 2020 - 09:54 GMT


Thu, 20 Feb 2020 - 09:54 GMT

File- Rene Weiler

File- Rene Weiler

CAIRO - 20 February 2020: Rene Weiler, Al Ahly SC manager, provided Al Ahly’s latest updates in the pre-match press conference against Zamalek SC in the Egyptian Super Cup.

The Swiss manager spoke about Al Ahly’s injuries, starting 11 and Zamalek SC as well as highlighting the importance of such a match in today’s press conference.

“The Egyptian Super Cup differs completely from the Egyptian League and the CAF Champions League games and we prepared well for it,” Weiler said according to Yallakora.

Weiler confirmed that Al Ahly’s winger Ramadan Sobhi will miss out the match; however, Al Ahly’s midfielder Magdy Afsha will be ready for the game.

Additionally, Al Ahly’s manager talked about Zamalek’s manager Patrice Carteron along with stressing on the importance of Zamalek’s team as a whole.

“With all due of respect to Carteron, I focus on Zamalek as a team and not players or the manager only. We prepared well for the game and we focus on the team as a whole,” Weiler added according to Yallakora.

Lastly, Weiler refused to reveal the starting 11 when asked about who will play but he insisted that the best 11 will start against Zamalek.

Al Ahly will play against Zamalek in the Egyptian Super Cup on February 20 at Mohamed Bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.



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