Egyptian club Al Ahli will be the guest of their Tunisian counterpart Esperance in the upcoming match between them this Friday night in the first leg of the semi-final round of the African Champions Football League.
The match will take place at the Hamadi Al Akrabi Olympic Stadium in the Tunisian city of Rades at 21:00 GMT.
Below is the starting lineup for Taraji Athletic:
1- Muhammad Sidqi Al-Dabashi
2- Muhammad bin Ali
3- Rashid Al-Arfawi
4- Muhammad Amin Togay
5- Muhammad bin Ramadan
11- Saber Bogren
13- Raed Bushanbeh
15- Fussini Coulibaly
19- Moataz Zadam
27- Muhammad Ali bin Hamudah
24- Yassin Meria
– Tunisian Esperance ❤️💛 Tunisian Esperance (@ESTuniscom) May 12, 2023
Here is the starting line-up for Al-Ahly:
1- Muhammad Al-Shennawi
6- Yasser Ibrahim
7- Muhammad Abdel Moneim Kahraba
8- Hamdi Fathi
13- Marwan Attia
14- Hussein Al-Shahat
15- Aliu Diang
21- Ali Maalul
23- Percy Tao
24- Muhammad Abdel Moneim
30- Muhammad Khani
📋| Here is the formation of our team that will face the Tunisian Taraji in the first leg of the semi-finals of the CAF Champions League.🦅
🔴| #Come on _ my _ family
– Al Ahly Club 🏡 (@AlAhly) May 12, 2023
Al Ahly and Al Taraji have previously met in 20 matches, 18 of them in the African Champions League and two in the African Confederation.
In the Champions League, history is on the side of Al Ahly, who won 9 matches and Al Taraji won 3 of them, and the two teams fought for a draw 6 times.
Notably, Al Ahli of Egypt holds the record for most African Champions League wins with 10 championships, while Tunisian Esperance have won the title 4 times.