3 key Zamalek players suspended to face Chelsea
Zamalek will be without the services of three key players for their CAF Champions League opener against Berekum Chelsea. Star striker Razak Omotoyossi, Egypt Olympic team defender Salah Soliman and Egypt captain Ahmed Hassan are unavailabe due to suspension.
The Whites will arrive in Accra on Thursday afternoon ahead of their match on Saturday at the Accra Sports Stadium. However, Hassan Shehata’s 20-man squad listed for the Group B opener includes experience Amr Zaki, Hani Saied, Hazem Emam and Mahmoud Fathallah.
Zamalek eliminated Moroccan side MAS Fes to advance to the Group stage with wins at home and away in a 4-0 aggregate scoreline.
Goalkeepers: Abdel-Wahed El-Sayed, Ahmed El-Shennawy, Mahmoud Abdel Rahim
Defenders: Hani Saied, Mahmoud Fathallah, Mohamed Abdel Shafi, Ahmed Samir, Omar Gaber, Sabry Raheel
Midfielders: Hazem Mohamed Emam, Islam Awad, Alexis Enam Mendomo, Ibrahim Salah, Mohamed Ibrahim, Nour El Sayed, Ahmed Tawfik, Saied Mohaned Otta
Strikers: Abdoulaye Cissé, Amr Zaki, Ahmed Gaafar.