The Red Eagles became the second Egyptian team to feature in the competition's final after Zamalek who won the title in 2021.
Al Ahly are entering the game with a big advantage after winning the first leg 3-0.
The two teams meet again after less than two weeks when Al Ahly defeated Zamalek 27-24 to clinch the African Super Cup title and book a place in the IHF Super Globe for the second straight season.
El Shenawy believes that his team didn't book their place in the final despite the huge advantage.
A double from striker Percy Tau and a third goal from Mahmoud Kahraba handed Egypt’s Al Ahly a runaway 3-0 away triumph over Esperance of Tunisia in the first leg of their African Champions League semi-final on Friday.
The two teams meet again in the first leg of the CAF Champions League semi-final with each team hoping for an advantage ahead of the second leg in Cairo after a week.
The winner of the game will book a place in the next IHF Super Globe.
The Red Eagles put an end to Zamalek's dominance over the competition in the previous four seasons.
Al Ahly, the 10-time record champions of Africa, know that nothing but victory could send them to the quarter-finals.
It is the time for the game that every footballer wants to play in and every football fan in Egypt wants to watch.
Around 25k fans will pack the stadium in Al Ain to watch their beloved teams fighting for the precious title.
Board Member of Al Ahly SC, Mohamed Serag, has participated as one of the instructors in LaLiga Business School’s MBA program.
Al Ahly's victory was their second in a row since losing the Cup final to Zamalek.
Zamalek won the domestic double of the 2020-2021 season and for sure their victory on Thursday will give them an edge in the domestic league title race.
What adds more excitement to the game is that the two teams are already in a race for the league title and their last meeting in the league ended in a 2-2 draw.
Soares received some good news ahead of the game as Amr El Soulia returned to the squad after missing the game against Smouha for injury.
The coach arrived at Al Ahly's training ground, El Tetsh Stadium, on Thursday afternoon and took first-team training for the first time.
Taher Mohamed Taher's header and a late goal from Hossam Hassan were not enough as Smouha secured a vital win over Al Ahly.
Al Ahly players fought to avoid losing another two points as the game was in a 1-1 draw till the final two minutes of the match.
Mohamed Awwad, the team's back-up goalkeeper, will start against Al Ahly.