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Devils lose Hossam Ghaly in Japan



Al Ahly head coach Hossam Al Badry has revealed that his veteran player Hossam Ghaly has torn his Anterior Crucial Ligament .

The Al Ahly skipper did not continue the match against Sanfrecce Hiroshima during the FIFA Club World Cup after his injury in the first half

“ The team doctor told us that Ghaly tore his Anterior Crucial Ligament and he will be sidelined for five months” Al Badry said to the Egyptian TV.

” Hossam's injury made the entire team sad despite winning 2-1 as he is the team captain. Ghaly will travel to Germany to have the operation as soon as possible” Al Badry added.

” He is unlucky man , this period is the best in his career but the injury will derail him for a while , now we hope he gets well and back to the team. All the players dedicated our win against Hiroshima to him , and we will do our best to continue to make him proud ”he added.

Al Ahly will play their next match against the Brazilian side Corinthians next Wednesday at the semifinal of the FIFA Club World Cup.

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