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Ahly to face Ghazl al-Mahalla at Egyptian Premier League showdown on Wednesday

Al-Ahly will resume its campaign in the Egyptian Premier League championship, with a difficult confrontation against Ghazl al-Mahalla, on Wednesday, April 5 at 9:15 pm in the Cairo international Stadium for the 23rd round of the Egyptian Premier League.

The Al-Ahly Sporting Club made a big victory over Al-Hilal from Sudan with three clean goals on Saturday evening at Cairo Stadium, in the final and sixth round of the group stage of CAF Champions League.

Mahmoud Abdel-Moneim Kahraba scored for Ahly in the 25th minute, and Hussein al-Shahat scored twice in the 64th and 81st minutes.

With this win, Ahly raised its tally to point 10, in second place in group B standings, with a goals difference ahead of Hilal who ranked third with the same number of points.

The South African club Mamelodi Sundowns F.C. maintained the top position in the group, with 14 points, after defeating Cameroonian Coton Sport in the last round.

Sundowns, leading the group, and Ahly in second place, therefore now qualify for the quarter-finals of the CAF Champions League.

MENA reported that security authorities agreed on allowing 50,000 fans to attend the match of Al Ahly in the CAF Champions League group stage against Sudan’s Al-Hilal, the Egyptian club announced on March 21.

Al Ahly’s board, under Mahmoud al-Khateeb, extended thanks to Interior Minister Mahmoud Tawfeeq and security bodies on supporting Al Ahly in the decisive match, held April 1 at Cairo International Stadium.

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