Abdel Monsef determined to feature against Ahly

Amro Hassan
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CAIRO: Despite suffering from an ankle injury, Zamalek keeper Mohamed Abdel-Monsef is fighting to regain full fitness ahead of the Cairo derby against Ahly on Nov. 22.

The coaching staff gave me two days rest ending on Wednesday, after that I ll be doing my best to be ready for the Ahly clash, Abdel-Monsef told FilGoal.com on Tuesday.

Zamalek medical staff chief Mostafa Al-Monayeri added that further scans on the goalie s ankle will determine his participation against Ahly.

Abdel-Monsef s injury prevented him from taking part in Tuesday s friendly against Iron and Steel where the Whites won 3-1.

Zamalek will face arch-rivals Ahly for the fourth time this season, after the Cairo neighbors clashed twice in the CAF Champions League and in the Egyptian Super Cup.

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