CAF CL: Al Ahly name Junior Ajayi, 23 others for crucial tie

Africa Focus By: Ayodeji Tunde | 24/07/2018

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Egyptian side, Al Ahly has named Nigerian forward, Junior Ajayi and 23 others in their squad for Saturday’s CAF Champions’ League Group A clash against Township Rollers of Botswana.

Ajayi was in action from the start against same opponent last Wednesday with Al Ahly winning 3-0 at the Borg Al-Arab Stadium, their first win in the group stage.

The matchday-four encounter will be played at the Botswana National Stadium.

The Red Devils will fly out to Botswana on Tuesday, four days ahead of the all-important clash.

Al Ahly are now occupying the second spot in Group A with four points, three behind leaders Esperance Sportive de Tunis. Meanwhile, Rollers and KCCA have three points each.


The Al Ahly 24-man List:

Goalkeepers: Sherif Ekramy, Mohamed El-Shennawy, Ali Lotfy.

Defenders: Ahmed Fathi, Mohamed Hany, Saad Samir, Mohamed Naguib, Salif Coulibaly, Ayman Ashraf, Ali Maaloul, Sabry Rahil.

Midfielders: Hossam Ashour, Amr El-Sulaya, Hesham Mohamed, Karim Nedved, Ahmed Hamdy, Islam Mohareb, Walid Soliman, Mo’men Zakaria, Mido Gaber, Junior Ajayi.

Forwards: Marwan Mohsen, Salah Mohsen, Walid Azaro.