Pitso names Al Ahly CWC squad

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Al Ahly boss Pitso Mosimane has confirmed his squad for this month's FIFA Club World Cup tournament.

With the 2020 FIFA Club World Cup set to commence in Qatar later this week, Mosimane's 23-man Al Ahly squad has now been revealed ahead of the reigning African champions' tournament opener against hosts Al Duhail on Thursday evening.

Scroll through the gallery above for some images of Al Ahly's preparations for the Club World Cup, courtesy of Al Ahly

The Club of the Century will be taking part in the competition for the first time since 2013, and will be making their sixth appearance at FIFA's showpiece club tournament overall, with Mosimane featuring for the second time after previously guiding Mamelodi Sundowns to the event.

ICYMI: Al Ahly's record at FIFA Club World Cup

Should the Egyptian giants progress from their second round clash against Al Duhail, they will meet European champions Bayern Munich in the semi-finals, where victory would see Al Ahly become only the second-ever African side to reach the final of the competition.

Al Ahly's squad for the 2020 FIFA Club World Cup:

Goalkeepers: Mohamed El Shenawy, Aly Lofty, Mostafa Shoubir

Defenders: Ahmed Ramadan, Yasser Ibrahim, Aymen Ashraf, Badr Benoun, Saad Samir, Ali Maaloul

Midfielders: Hamdy Fathy, Hussein El Shahat, Aliou Dieng, Amro Elsoulia, Mohamed Afsha, Arkam Tawfik

Forwards: Kahraba, Marwan Mohsen, Mohamed Sherif, Salah Mohsen, Walter Bwalya, Taher Mohamed, Junior Ajayi, Mohamed Hany

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