Al Ahly attackers break protocol against Covid-19 and do not face Palmeiras at the Worlds – Prime Time Zone


Teams compete for the 3rd place in the tournament next Thursday, 11, at 12:00 (Brasília time)

Playback / Twitter El-Shahat and Kahraba went to the stands to greet former Al Ahly player

Opponent of Palm Trees in the dispute for third place in the Club World Cup, The Al Ahly will not be able to count on strikers Mahmoud Kahraba and Hussein El-Shahat for the game this Thursday, 11, which will be played at 12:00 (Brasília time). Both were punished by Fifa for violating the protocol against coronavirus. After the game against Bayern Munich, which ended with a 2-0 victory for the German team on Monday, the two strikers went to the bleachers sector to greet Mohamed Aboutrika, the team’s idol. Egypt and who also defended Al Ahly. In the FIFA protocol, no interaction outside the 4 lines is possible.

The breach of protocol was caught on video, posted on social networks. Mahmoud Kahraba and Hussein El-Shahat had to pass a new test of Covid-19 and, despite testing negative, they were excluded from the match. Al Ahly released a statement to inform that the two players were not available to face Palmeiras. They started in the defeat for the Bayern Munchen. El-Shahat even scored the goal that put the team in the semifinals, in the triumph over Al Duhail.

* With information from Estadão Content