Al Ahly players to watch v Zamalek


It is an all-Egypt affair in the CAF Champions League final as Al Ahly take on rivals Zamalek on Friday night.

Al Ahly are the most successful side in the competition’s history having claimed the title on eight occasions but they will hope to make it third time lucky having lost their last two finals in 2017 and 2018.

They are unbeaten in their last 17 matches.

FARPost looks at three of the players who can be instrumental for the Pitso Mosimane-coached side.

Hussein el Shahat

The 28-year-old is the leading Al Ahly scorer in the competition with six goals. The Egyptian has also netted five goals for the Red Devils this season with two assists.

Ali Maaloul

The Tunisian left-back Ali Maaloul has contributed four goals for Al Ahly in the competition. The 30-year-old has also scored 5 goals with 6 assists in the Egyptian Premier League.

Mohamed el Shennawy

The goalkeeper is an integral part of the Al Ahly side. He has 24 clean sheets in 30 League games this season. The 31-year-old has also kept 7 clean sheets in 12 CAF Champions League matches.

By Ofhani Munyai

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