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Mosimane names Al Ahly squad for Saturday’s Egyptian Cup final

Mosimane names Al Ahly squad for Saturday’s Egyptian Cup final

Al Ahly head coach Pitso Mosimane has named their squad for the Egypt Cup final against Tala’a El-Gaish.

The African champions could lift two titles in just one week as they are set to face El-Gaish in the Egypt Cup final on Saturday.

Late goals from Afsha and Hamdi Fathi secured the Reds’ a tough 2-1 victory over Ittihad of Alexandria on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, El-Gaish earned a surprise 3-1 victory over Zamalek to reach their first-ever cup final since the club was founded.

The game will be played on Saturday, December 5 at 20:00 CLT at Borg El-Arab in Alexandria.

Pitso Mosimane will hope to lead Al Ahly to their 37th Egypt Cup title, while El-Gaish will be keen on their first-ever trophy after knocking both Pyramids FC and Zamalek.

Al Ahly will enter the game without Aliou Dieng and Walid Soliman as both yet to recover from COVID-19, however, they will have Mohamed Sherif back after his recovery.

New signings Badr Benoun and Taher Mohamed Taher also made the list alongside the likes of Nasser Maher, Saleh Mohsen, and Akram Tawfik.

Full squad:

Goalkeepers: Mohamed El-Shennawy, Ali Lotfy, Mostafa Shobeir.

Defenders: Rami Rabia, Yasser Ibrahim, Ayman Ashraf, Mahmoud Wahid, Ali Maaloul, Badr Benoun, Mohamed Hany.

Midfielders: Hamdi Fathi, Hussein El-Shahat, Amr El-Sulya, Mohamed Magdy Afsha, Geraldo, Akram Tawfik, Arabi Badr, Nasser Maher.

Forwards: Marwan Mohsen, Mahmoud Kahraba, Salah Mohsen, Taher Mohamed Taher, Mohamed Sherif.

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