Social media pioneers have circulated a video of Egyptian Al Ahli goalkeeper Ali Lotfi being assaulted after his team’s match against Sudanese side Al Hilal in the African Champions League group stage.
Al Ahly lost to Al Hilal at Al Jawhara Al Zarqa Stadium in the Sudanese capital Khartoum with an unanswered goal in the second round of the second group.
Lotfi appeared after the end of the match in a circulated video clip talking to a man who was reported to be on the administrative staff of the Al Hilal club and the man ended up attacking the Al Ahly goalkeeper by punching him. on his face and head.
Ali Lotfi also moved away from love… I think after that people should deal with what they deserve. pic.twitter.com/GCNM2dhGzl
— Wael🦅Al-Emam Wael Imam🚩🇪🇬 (@wael_alemam) February 19, 2023
On social media, Al Ahly fans erupted in anger over the video, amid objections from Egyptian team fans over the lack of player protection.
Diaa Al-Sayed 🎙️
💬 What happened to Al Ahli goalkeeper Ali Lotfi in Sudan is considered an insult, and refraining from rights sometimes becomes a weakness
💬 #Alahli It was raised two years ago, after what happened to the team at the Sudanese fan Al-Hilal, and I demand from the club not to give up the rights of the players pic.twitter.com/e2DYtssUWY
– Muhammad Al-Jazzar 🦅 (@mohamedelgazar4) February 19, 2023
For his part, Diaa Al-Sayed, the former general coach of Egypt, described what happened to Ali Lotfi, the goalkeeper of Al-Ahly in Sudan, as an insult, adding: “Abstaining from seizing rights sometimes becomes Al-Ahly’s weakness. .. He was removed two years ago after what happened to the team with the Sudanese fan Al-Hilal, I ask the club not to give up the rights of the players.”
Source: Communication Sites