Egypt – Al-Ahly mission leaves South Africa on the way back to Cairo after the African qualification


(MENAFN – Youm7) The Al-Ahly Football Club’s first team mission left South Africa at the start of its return journey to Cairo after playing the Sun Downs match in the African Championship. Al-Ahly’s mission started the return journey at seven in the evening, as it took a bus from Pretoria to Johannesburg on a journey that lasted about an hour, then took a plane that took off shortly before arriving in Cairo at five in the morning. Individual training for El-Shennawi and Maaloul in Maran Al-Ahly, South Africa. Al-Ahly tied yesterday with Sun Downs in the second leg of the African Champions League, to hit an appointment with Moroccan Wydad in the semi-final, after winning two clean goals in the first leg in Cairo. Mohamed El-Shennawy, Al-Ahly’s first team soccer goalkeeper, said that the recent Sun Downs confrontation, which was held last Saturday at the Lucas Moribi Stadium, in the second leg of the African Champions League quarter-finals, witnessed a situation of intense focus and strong preparation at the psychological and technical levels, which is what Reflected on the players’ performance on the field, the result and the decisive qualification for the semi-finals. Al-Ahly goalkeeper added: “We waited for Sun Downs to face his home field in Pretoria, especially after losing to him in the last version of the Champions League, in a match that we all consider forgotten, after witnessing an extraordinary lack of success, which made the confrontation last Saturday a special challenge.” Each player, amid different calculations, and according to the circumstances of this match, which was well arranged at the administrative level, traveling to South Africa early, getting used to the atmosphere and avoiding some of the things that happened last season.



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