The African Confederation Cup champions Ahly will be able to depend on Nigerian striker Peter Ebimobowei in the African Super Cup against Champions League winners Algeria’s ES Setif, scheduled for Saturday, as he recovered from his injury.
The 21-year-old forward sustained a hamstring injury during Ittihad El-Shorta Premier League match on 7 February and had to be substituted.
Ebe, who joined the Cairo Giants from Nigeria’s Bayelsa United in the January transfer period, opened his scoring account five minutes before the break as the Red Castle won
their last match in the current league 3-1.
There was good news for the African Confederation Cup winners- who are under the helm of Spanish coach Juan Garrido- due to the return of midfielder key player Hossam Ghaly, whowas injured during training last week.
The duo ended their rehabilitation programs and are supposed to participate in Wednesday’s training session, one day before they fly to Algeria for Saturday’s showdown.
Ahly are meeting the African Champions League winners ES Setif to compete for the continental Super Cup on 21 February.
Ahly, who are bidding for their ninth successive league title, and are currently third in the table with 36 points, nine points behind arch-rivals first-placed Zamalek who played a game more.