Asia's football body is "confident" of completing its coronavirus-hit Champions League this year.
The Saudi Al-Riyadh newspaper said that Zamalek would move officially within days to negotiate with the Saudi club Al-Hilal to sign the Syrian player Omar Khirbin.
Maaloul, 30, established himself as one of the key players in the Red Devils' squad since he joined Al Ahly from his childhood club, Club Sportif Sfaxien.
Swiss coach Rene Weiler has said that his team is ready to face Al Hilal after he studied the opponent and knew them completely.
Al-Ahly’s delegation flied to Sudan at 4:00 on Thursday, in preparation for facing Al Hilal at the end of the group stage of the African Champions League.
Without notice, Hamada Sidki left the Sudanese club, Al Hilal, after only 25 days of taking the position, in order to take over the leadership of the Smouha.
Al-Ahly has set the initial date for confronting Al-Hilal of Saudi Arabia in the retirement festival of Libyan football star Tarek Al-Taib.
Egyptian coach, Hamada Sidky, Sudanese Al Hilal coach, believes that the competition is on fire between three clubs in the first group of the African Champions League.
The Asian champion outperformed the African champion to establish the knot of the yellow continent's superiority over the black in the World Cup meetings without any victory.
Al Hilal qualified for the competition after dominating Asian football last season to win the AFC Champions League title.
Al-Ahly, led by Swiss manager, Rene Weiler, aim to bounce back after losing the first game of the group 1-0 to Etoile du Sahel in Rades.
Winning the AFC Champions League is no longer tough. Al Hilal is the third AFC Champions League champion after beating Urawa Red Devils 3-0 on aggregate.
This final will be a repeat of 2017 AFC Champions League final, when Al Hilal lost to Urawa Red Diamonds.
The Sudanese club were drawn alongside Tunisian giants, Etoile du Sahel, FC Platinum from Zimbabwe and the Egyptian giants, Al-Ahly.
Karim Balaq, Ashraf Bensharqi’s agent, revealed all the aspects regarding the move the Moroccan player to Zamalek.
Al nasr players celebrate the league title, photo courtesy of Al Nasr Twitter account
Al Hilal will face Tunisian side, Etoile du Sahel, in the final at Hazza bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain on Thursday 18 April.
Al-Nasr climbed to the top of the Saudi league table and took the leadership away from Al-Hilal for the first time since the sixth round, thanks to a deadly goal scored in the second minute of stoppage time.
Al-Hilal are leading the Saudi Arabian League table with 57 points, two points ahead of the second placed, Al-Nasr.
Saudi's Al-Wehda Club ended Al-Hilal's winning streak in the Saudi Arabian League by a 1-1 draw on Friday.