Written by Omar Anwar – Hassan Al-Saadani
Wednesday, May 17, 2023 06:30 AM
The Al-Ahly Bank team will face, at eight in the evening, today, Wednesday, the Ismaili team at Cairo International Stadium, within the framework of the twenty-eighth week of the Egyptian Football Premier League championship.
The two teams enter the match with different spirits, as the National Bank team tied with the Arab Contractors with a goal for the same in the last match, while Ismaily achieved an important victory over Zamalek with two goals to one in the same round.
The Greek, Baba Vassiliou, technical director of the National Bank team, called on the players to close the Egypt Cup page and focus on achieving victory over the dervishes and snatching the three points to approach the exit from the relegation zone, and warned the players against wasting opportunities in front of the dervishes’ goal in order to achieve victory and take advantage of the absences that hit Ismaili in the This match.
The Al-Ahly Bank team occupies the sixteenth place in the Premier League standings table, with 25 points, as it won 5 matches, drew in 10 matches, and lost in 12 matches. The bank’s players scored 27 goals and conceded 35 goals.
On the other hand, Hamza El-Gamal, the coach of the Ismaili team, seeks to continue the wonderful results and take advantage of the morale of the players after the important victory over Zamalek, and demanded that they return with the three points in order to move further from the relegation zones, and continue to advance in the ranking table.
Ismaily suffers from the absence of many players, led by Abd al-Rahman Magdy, Mahmoud al-Shabrawy and Muhammad Fawzy, who were injured, in addition to the professionals Yao Anwar and Firas Shawat, who were suspended, while the services of Muhammad Hassan, who was absent from facing Zamalek, were suspended.
The Ismaili club occupies the fourteenth place in the league competition table with 29 points, which it won after playing 26 matches, as it won 6 matches, drew in 11 matches, and was defeated in 9 confrontations, and the Ismaili players scored 26 goals and conceded 30 other goals.