Percy Tau Al Ahly

Al Ahly head coach Ricardo Soares has named his starting XI for their Egypt Cup quarter-final clash against Misr El-Makkasa on Sunday. Photo: Twitter @AlAhlyEnglish

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Al Ahly head coach Ricardo Soares has named his starting XI for their Egypt Cup quarter-final clash against Misr El-Makkasa on Sunday.

Percy Tau Al Ahly

Al Ahly head coach Ricardo Soares has named his starting XI for their Egypt Cup quarter-final clash against Misr El-Makkasa on Sunday. Photo: Twitter @AlAhlyEnglish

Al Ahly head coach Ricardo Soares has named his starting XI for their Egypt Cup quarter-final against Misr El-Makkasa on Sunday, 14 August.

Kick-off is at 20:00 (SA time).

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Club president Mahmoud El-Khatib had previously released a statement declaring their withdrawal from the Egypt Cup due to their frustration with the officiating.

He also revealed that Al Ahly will play their remaining league games with youth players as senior players are set to be rested ahead of the new season.

However, Al Ahly have made a U-turn on their decision and will continue their journey in the Egypt Cup this season.

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A win over second-division side Al Masry Alloum back in June cemented Al Ahly’s place in the Egypt Cup quarter-finals against Misr El-Makkasa.

No sign of Percy Tau in Al Ahly squad

Ahead of the clash, Soares has made a change in his squad leaving out South Africa international Percy Tau who came on as a substitute in Al Ahly’s last two league matches.

The Portuguese manager has also excluded a number of senior players who are also set to miss out on the clash as they are rested for the new season.

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