Al-Ahly will face Mamelodi Sundowns in a repeat of their clash at the same round last season, which witnessed a humiliating elimination for the Red Devils.
Both teams enter the game in a great situation with Zamalek winning the African Super Cup and Al Ahly being first of the Egyptian League table.
Following Zamalek’s victory in the African Super Cup, the White Knights will be looking to secure their second title in the span of a week.
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.
Raouf announced his retirement on Tuesday live in El Match TV Program after playing for 12 years in Egypt’s top flight.
Al-Ahly used to play CAF Champions League games at Al Salam Stadium with an all-seated capacity of 30,000.
Al-Ahly continued his amazing form at the domestic league after achieving the 13th straight victory from 13 games.
CAF Champions League quarter-finals draw resulted in a tough clash for Zamalek who will face defending champions, Espérance of Tunisia
Al-Ahly, who finished the group stage as runners-up, will face South African giants, Sundowns, in a repeat of their clash at the same round last season.
El Said became the 9th Egyptian player in the history to join the club.
The Senegalese forward is set to arrive in Cairo on Thursday night and he will undergo medical tests on Friday to be ready to join the team training sessions.
Al-Ahly goalkeeper expects a tough clash against the Zimbabwean giants despite their poor run at the competitionز
Al-Ahly have had an amazing run at the domestic league and they achieved their best ever start at the competition.
The Tunisian missed Al-Ahly’s recent games at the league and CAF Champions League after he suffered a muscular injury during Al-Ahly’s loss to Etoile du Sahel.
Kahraba returns back home after spending eight years away from Al-Ahly, where he started his football career as a promising young talent.
Pyramids need the three points to get their position back as the table leaders after Al-Ahly won 3-1 over Wadi Degla to jump to the top of the table.
This victory equaled the club’s best run at the league's history with five victories at the first five weeks.
Egypt's Al Ahly defeated Sudan's Al Hilal 2-1 in their second round clash of the CAF Champions League's group stage at Cairo's El Salam Stadium Friday.
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.
This decision is a milestone for the biggest club in Africa and millions of passionate fans who always dreamed of having their own stadium.