Mohamed El Shenawy, Al Ahly captain, believes that Saturday’s game against Al Merrikh SC of Sudan will not be easy as it will be against a strong side, which has a huge fan base.
During the pre-match press conference, El Shenawy stated that Al Ahly have much respect for Al Merrikh SC, adding that the team came to Sudan with one goal, which is securing the three points.
“Our goal is to finish the group as leaders and we need to win the remaining two games to achieve our target.”
“We analyzed Al Merrikh SC very well and we are ready for the match.”
“We are always happy when we play in Sudan as we consider Sudan our second home. The people of Egypt and Sudan enjoy a historic relationship.”
“We faced Al Hilal SC last season and this season we were drawn alongside Al Merrikh SC. Both teams are the biggest in Sudan and we are always happy and proud to meet our Sudanese brothers.”
“We have huge motivations ahead of the game. We want to get the three points and take a big step towards reaching the quarter-finals and continuing our journey to defend our title.”