Xenia Sports – Cairo
The Egyptian Football Federation announced the extent of injuries to al-Ahli and Zamalek players with Coronavirus “Covid 19”, which will be held on Friday at Cairo International Stadium, in the final of the African Champions League.
Mohamed Sultan, chairman of the Egyptian Football Federation’s medical committee, revealed the results of the scans that the players of the two teams under the supervision of the African Football Confederation (CAF) were subjected to before the match.
The results of the survey resulted in the presence of 3 positive samples of al-Ahli players and the same number in Zamalek.
Zamalek trio Youssef Ibrahim “Obama”, Abdullah Juma and Mahmoud Hamdi “Winch” were infected with the coronavirus, while three players from Al Ahli were injured: Walid Suleiman, Saleh Juma, and Mali’s Aliou Diang.
Thus, the absence of the six players from the meeting of the poles in the final of the century, where the fans of the two clubs received a great shock, especially as they are influential absences, especially in the ranks of Zamalek, which depends on Winch, Obama and Abdullah Juma in the main squad.
At Al Ahli, Diang is only relied upon as a key midfielder, while Walid Suleiman is playing as a substitute, while Saleh Juma is always out of the list.