Al-Ahly continued their training at Al-Jazirah’s Mukhtar Al-Tach Stadium, in preparation for the Future match which will bring the two teams together next Sunday night in the Premier League Championship competitions.
The technical staff gave a rest to a group of players who played in the Al-Ahly Bank game which took place yesterday, Thursday, and the team won it by three unanswered goals.
Coach Marcel Kohler gave a lecture to the players before the start of the training session, which began with a series of physical exercises led by Andreas Andoya, the load planner, as part of the established training program by the technical staff.
The players performed various tactical segments under the supervision of Koller, while the trio, Ali Lotfi, Mustafa Schubert and Mustafa Makhlouf, underwent intensive training, during which Michel Yancon, goalkeeping coach, was keen to implement many segments.
Mahmoud Metwally, the team’s defender, has entered a new phase of his rehabilitation program after complaining of muscle pain in his back.
Ahmed Abu Abla, chief medical staff, said Metwally had started to implement a further stage of rehabilitation inside the gymnasium, as part of their preparation to gradually return to take part in matches.
While Karim Fouad continued to implement the physiotherapy and rehabilitation program he had been following since his cruciate ligament injury.
The player has performed intensive physical paragraphs, given the stage he is performing in the treatment program, which includes specific physical load exercises that the player performs on the pitch other than gym exercises.
Abu Abla said: “Karim Fouad is in the treatment program regularly, and his condition has steadily improved since the cruciate ligament surgery.
The team are preparing to face Future next Sunday night in the Premier League, after yesterday, Thursday, they beat Al-Ahly Bank with three unanswered goals.
Al-Ahly top the Egyptian League table with 68 points from 26 matches, one point ahead of Pyramids, who have played 5 more matches.