CAIRO-22 August 2020: Al Ahly Swiss manager Rene Weiler announced the team squad for the derby against Zamalek, scheduled on Sunday night at Cairo stadium.
Al Ahly lead the Egyptian league table with 56 points after 20 games and they are enjoying an unbeaten run in the league this season.
On Monday, Al Ahly defeated Aswan 3_0 thanks to three goals from Geraldo, Walid Soliman and Aliou Badji to gain confidence ahead of the derby.
Al Ahly's victory in the derby means that the team is taking a massive step towards their 42th league title.
Weiler's squad for the derby consists of: Mohamed El-Shennawy, Ali Lotfy, Mostafa Shobeir, Ali Maaloul, Mahmoud Wahid, Ayman Ashraf, Yasser Ibrahim, Ramy Rabiaa, Mohamed Hany, Ahmed Fathi, Aliou Dieng, Amr El-Sulya, Hamdi Fathi, Mohamed Magdy Afsha, Walid Soliman, Junior Ajayi, Geraldo, Arabi Badr, Aliou Badji and Marwan Mohsen.
Al Ahly will miss Mahmoud Metwally, Ahmed El Sheikh and Hussein El Shahat for injury as well as Mahmoud Kahraba for suspension.
The game starts at 9:00 pm.