CAIRO: Ahly are set to play at Cairo International Stadium when they host South Africa s Platinum Stars in the CAF Champions League last 16 round next week.
The Egyptian champions confirmed that they were given the approval to move the game from the Military Stadium to Cairo Stadium, whose capacity bear up to 100,000 spectators.
We have been given green light to play at Cairo Stadium, general manager Moharram Al-Ragheb told the club s official site on Wednesday.
We hope to gather our fans for the game, and we are confident we can go through.
Ahly, who reached the finals of the previous three Champions League editions, trail Stars by two goals to one, following the 2-1 defeat at Pretoria last weekend.
Meanwhile, the Reds are on brink of signing midfielder Hamdi Saif on a free transfer from second division Asyut Petroleum, FilGoal.com understands.
The 24-year-old scored the only goal for his side to oust the Egyptian Cup holders from this year s competition, and has been instrumental in Mohamed Amer team s return to the top flight.