LIVE: Al Ahly v Aswan Egyptian Premier League)

19:00 Cairo local time | 13:00 ET Canada-USA
Venue: El-Salam Stadium
Referee: Ahmed El-Ghandour

Ahly, who lost the league title to nemesis Zamalek in the past two seasons, kicked off the new campaign with a narrow 1-0 victory over Ismaily on Wednesday, thanks to a goal from new arrival Shady Hussein.

“Every win gives the team great motivation. We missed several chances today, but we are working on correcting our mistakes. We want to score all the chances and not miss any,” Ahly’s new coach Marcel Koller told the post-match news conference.

The Red Devils will be hoping to make it two wins out of two at the expense of Aswan before meeting Zamalek in the Egyptian Super Cup on Friday.

Aswan, who signed a host of players in the close season after sealing promotion, including Gabon striker Malick Evouna, lost 1-0 to Ittihad of Alexandria in their opening game.

Al Ahly were given a boost for winger Percy Tau was included in their squad following a lengthy layoff.

Ahly will miss winger Taher Mohamed Taher after he received a straight red against Ismaily for a challenge on an opponent from behind.

LIVE: Al Ahly v Aswan | Egyptian League

19:00 Cairo local time | 13:00 ET Canada-USA

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