Algeria’s ES Setif will host Al-Ahly of Egypt at Al-Salam Stadium in Cairo, in the first leg of the semi-finals of the 2022 African Champions League.
Al-Ahly qualified for the quarter-finals of the African Champions League at the expense of Moroccan Raja, with great difficulty, as it won the match by two goals to one, and then tied the return with a goal for the same.
On the other hand, ES Setif blew up a huge surprise in the quarter-finals; By excluding one of the candidates to win the title, Tunisia’s Esperance Sportive, by a goalless draw in the first match, and then winning with a clean goal back.
In the following lines, we learn about the date of the Al-Ahly and ES Setif match in the 2022 African Champions League, the transmission channels, the news of the two teams, and the expected formation for them.
What is the date of the match between Al-Ahly and ES Setif?
The date of the match between Al-Ahly and ES Setif in the first leg of the semi-finals of the African Champions League is on Saturday 7 May 2022 at Al Salam Stadium in Cairo.
The whistle for the start of the match will be heard by the referee, Malak Tesema, at exactly nine o’clock in the evening, Egypt time, eight o’clock in the evening, Algeria time.
What channels broadcast the match between Al-Ahly and ES Setif?
The 2022 CAF Champions League matches will be broadcast in the Arab world from the ocean to the Gulf, starting from the group stage, via the Qatari “BN Sports” channel group.
The channel that broadcasts the match between Al-Ahly and ES Setif in the African Champions League semi-final will be determined days before the match, and beIN SPORTS HD 3 is usually allocated to the main matches in the competition.
|the match||The appointment||carrier channels||stadium|
|Al Ahly – ES Setif||Saturday 7 May 2022|
21:00 Egypt, 20:00 Algeria
|beIN SPORTS HD 3||Peace Stadium|
Al Ahly News
Al-Ahly suffered a number of absences with an injury in the last Ceramica Cleopatra match in the Egyptian Premier League, but the news coming from the Red Castle bodes well.
The recovery of the trio, Amr Al-Sulayya, Alio Diang and Ahmed Abdel Qader, is complete, and they are expected to be in the Al-Ahly and ES Setif match, while Mohamed Abdel Moneim has not yet determined his position on the injury.
Al-Ahly formation against ES Setif
It is expected that coach Pitso Mosimane will push the trio, returning from injury, Diang, Al-Soulia and Abdelkader into the starting lineup directly, and in the event of Mohamed’s absence after Al-Moneim, his replacement will be Yasser Ibrahim.
Al-Ahly formation against ES Setif: 4-2-3-1
Mohammed Al Shinnawy
Ali Maaloul – Ayman Ashraf – Mohamed Abdel Moneim – Mohamed Hani
Amr Al-Sulayya – Aliou Diang
Ahmed Abdel Qader – Mohamed Magdy Afsha – Percy Tau
ES Setif news
Shocking news for ES Setif fans, they received a few days before the Al-Ahly match, which is the resignation of assistant coach Reda Ben Driss from his position due to disagreements with the president of the Algerian club.
The Egyptian newspaper, Sada Al-Balad, talked about the reason for the resignation, and confirmed that he felt his role in the technical staff was marginalized after he was the coach before the arrival of Serbian coach Darko Novic.
ES Setif formation against Al-Ahly
It is expected that coach Darko Novich will rely on all the striking cards of ES Setif against Al-Ahly.
ES Setif formation against Al-Ahly: 4-4-2
Houari Franny – Hicham Belkaroui – Hussein Laraibi – Mohamed Zeyti
Ahmed Kandoussi – Amir Qarawi – Ibrahim Hashoud – Amjad Janit
Riyad bin Ayyad – Abdul Mumin Jabo
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