Arab Club Championship
Ismaily achieved a 1-0 victory in Ismailia thanks to a goal from Ismaily Tunisian winger, Fakhreddine Ben Youssef.
Whatever Al Ittihad’s situation at the domestic competitions, the green shirt holders know how to shine at the Arab Clubs Championship.
The Final is scheduled on April 28 at Hazza bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain, UAE.
Meanwhile, Amr el-Solia, Mido Gaber, Ahmed Fathi, Ali Maaloul, Mohamed Hany and Junior Ajayi were ruled out of the squad for injury.
Al-Ahly faces the Emirati club, Al-Wasl, on Sunday at 08:00 p.m. in Arab Club Championship, or Zayed Cup, at Borg el-Arab in Alexanderia.
The French coach, Carteron decided to start with Sherif Ekramy the team’s goalkeeper instead of Ahmed Al-Shenawy.
Tunisian Esperence won 3-2 over Al-Faisaly from Jordan on Sunday to win the Arab Club Championship, after a tough game went to extra time.
The Organizing Committee of the Arab Club Championship announced on August 2 the month in which the tournament will be held next year.
Al Ahly SC announced their semi-final match squad on July 31, ahead of their game against Al-Faisaly SC in the semi-finals of the Arab Club Championship on August 2.
The organizing committee of the Arab Club Championship chose two of Al Ahly players on July 31 as part of the best 11 players in the third round of the group stages.
The Semifinals draw for the Arab Club Championship done on Monday put Al- Ahly SC against Jordan’s Al-Faisaly SC.
Hossam el-Badry, Al-Ahly SC manager, spoke on July 30 regarding some of the team’s important issues in the upcoming period.
The organizers of the Championship reached an agreement with the Egyptian Security to increase the number of fans in the semi-finals and final of the tournament.
Zamalek ended his participation in Arab Club Championship with a 2-1 victory on Saturday over Saudi Arabian club, Al-Nassr, Zamalek won their first match.
Zamalek SC faces Saudi club Al-Nassr in the third match of the group stages of the Arab Club Championship on Saturday at the Alexandria Stadium.
Al-Ahly faces Algerian side, NA Hussein Day on Friday in their last group match in the Arab Club Championship at El-Salam Stadium in Cairo.
Ahmed Ayoub, Al-Ahly’s coach, spoke on July 27 ahead of Al-Ahly’s upcoming match against NA Hussein-Dey on July 28 in the Arab Club Championship.
These decisions were a result to many mistakes in the first round that caused opposition from teams participating in the competitions” Arab Football Federation statement said.
Zamalek decreases their hopes to qualify for the second round after a draw in the first game and Wednesday’s loss to share the bottom with Saudi Arabian team, Al-Nassr, one point each.
Zamalek coach Augusto Inacio announced on Wednesday Zamalek’s starting line up for their upcoming match against Al Ahed SC in the Arab Club Championship.