- Egyptian club Al Ahly officially has a squad of coronavirus-free players
- Head coach Pitso Mosimane tested positive for the virus and so did a number of other players
- Thankfully for them, the team made a full recovery with Marwan Mohsen being the latest member to return
Egyptian club Al Ahly finally has a Covid-19 free squad. Striker Marwan Mohsen returned to Pitso Mosimane's team after successful recovering from the virus.
Mosimane also tested positive for Covid-19 and so did Mahmoud Kahraba, Akram Tawfik, Mohamed Hany and Amr El-Sulya. With Mohsen's recovery, Mosimane's team now have a clean bill of health.
The Red Devils are set to face El Entag El Harby during an Egyptian Premier League match on Tuesday evening.
A report by The South African stated that Al Ahly’s first-team doctor Ahmed Abu Abla will monitor Mohsen's recovery. Mohsen tested negative for his last Covid-19 test but Abla said Mohsen would undergo a follow-up test next week.
King Fut, an Egyptian football news agency, previously reported that Mohamed Hany had also recovered after receiving a positive Covid-19 diagnosis. The news came after the entire club had made a recovery.
Briefly.co.za previously reported on the Egyptian club after their negotiations with Mamelodi Sundowns for Gastón Sirino collapsed. Sundowns terminated the negotiations saying that the two clubs are too far apart on a deal. The issue revolves around the transfer fee for the striker.
Despite the failure to reach an agreement, the club has said that the relationship between the two clubs remains good. Sundowns are going to continue to sign players to European, African and other football clubs, as they have done in the past with the likes of Percy Tau and others.
Interestingly the club advised Sirino to focus on his football and compete for a position in the starting lineup for Sundowns. The club released a statement on their official website. However, Amir Tawfik, head of transfers at the Egyptian club Al Ahly, has said that they are negotiating with Sundowns over Sirino.
Rumours have been rife over the last few weeks of a transfer deal with the club after Mosimane took over operations as head coach at Al Ahly.
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