Mosimane will use a 3-4-3 formation with Mohamed Magdy Afsha and Percy Tau playing behind Sherif and supplying him with key passes.
Sherif is benched for the second game in a row after Percy Tau’s success as a false 9 last game, having scored a brace in his debut.
Al Ahly fans hope their captain to return before the Cairo derby, scheduled on Friday.
Ammar Hamdy and Ahmed Abdelkader, who spent the last season on loan, will be part of the team’s squad next season.
One of the best additions to Al Ahly ranks is Luis Miquissone, a young winger from Mozambique who joined the Red Eagles for the next four years from Simba.
The six-and-a-half-foot-tall sarcophagus is intricately carved with spiral motif, and is decorated with ivy leaves.