epa05443885 Mimosa's Krahire Yannick Zakri (R) vies for the ball with Zesco's Lazarous Kambole (L) during their CAF Champions League group stage match between Asec Mimosa vs Zesco's at Stade Robert Champroux in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 27 July 2016. EPA/LEGNAN KOULA
Tuesday May 09, 2017. 11:00
Zesco United’s opening Group C opponents in the CAF Confederation Cup, Smouha FC of Egypt, have named their squad for this weekend’s clash.
The Zambian side will host Smouha at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola on Saturday afternoon.
Smouha have been hit by a series of injuries, forcing manager Momen Soliman to name Mohamed Yousri and Ahmed Mustafa ‘Lala’ in their 20-man travelling squad.
Goalkeepers: El-Mahdi Soliman, Mohamed Abou Gabal, Ahmed Yehia.
Defenders: Ragab Bakar, Ayman Ashraf, Mahmoud Ezzat, Patrick Malo, Yasser Ibrahim, Mohamed Yousri.
Midfielders: Amr El-Monoufy, Mahmoud Abdel-Aziz, Ahmed Nabil ‘Manga’, Nasr Ramadan, Islam Mohareb, Islam Serry, Hossam Hassan, Ahmed Mustafa ‘Lala’.
Forwards: Ahmad Hassan Mekki, Ahmed Raouf, Banou Diawara.