The Arab fans in general, and the Egyptians in particular, are awaiting a historic confrontation between Egypt’s Al-Ahly, the African Champions League champion, and his counterpart, Bayern Munich, the CAF Champions League champion, in the semi-finals of the Club World Cup, which is currently being held in Doha.
The Bavarian giants are seeking to confirm the dominance of European clubs in the FIFA Club World Cup tournaments, and millions of Arab fans will turn to the stadium, “Ahmed Bin Ali” in Al-Rayyan, on Monday evening, to follow the upcoming exciting confrontation between Al-Ahly and Bayern Munich.
Bayern begins its World Cup campaign with an exciting confrontation with Al-Ahly, which aspires to reach the final match for the first time in its history, but it may seem an impossible and very difficult task, given the experiences enjoyed by the German club.
Al-Ahly seeks to appear well against Bayern, and everyone within the team understands that it will be a special challenge, especially as it faces one of the strongest and best European teams during the current period, and its ranks abound with a strong group of the most prominent players in the world.
Al-Ahly won last season a historic triple (the Egyptian League, the African Champions League, and Egypt Cup), while Bayern crowned the same treble as well, the League, German Cup, and the European Champions League). The German giants also won the German and European Super Cups and hope to now acquire a sixth title at the same time. By winning the World Cup clubs.
The nominations are definitely in the interest of Bayern, especially in light of the difference in capabilities and capabilities between the European and African continents, and the experiences and capabilities of the German team players may contribute to resolving this situation, but Al-Ahly is looking to explode a surprise of a heavy caliber, which may contribute to completely changing history with respect to To the hero of the continent.
Al-Ahly has some distinguished players, headed by Muhammad Al-Shennawi, Ali Maaloul, Mohamed Magdy “Afsha”, Taher Muhammad Taher, Badr Bannon and Walter Bwalia, and on the other hand, the German team has distinguished talents, especially Robert Lewandowski, Leon Goritska, Kingsley Coman, Thomas Muller, great goalkeeper Manuel Nuer, and David Alaba.
Al-Ahly had gained a great morale boost after defeating Al-Duhail, Qatar, with a clear goal, in the first round of the tournament, a victory that raised the morale among the players and the masses, but the players pledged to do their utmost to honor Egyptian, Arab and African football, in the face of one of the biggest teams at the level of the world.
FIFA announced the appointment of an Emirati referee team to manage the match, led by Mohammed Abdullah. The Emirati referee will assist Mohammed Al Hammadi and Hassan Al Mahri, while Brazilian Edna Alves Batista will be the fourth referee, while Khamis Al Marri will be present. In the VAR room and assisted by Canadian Drew Fish.