CAIRO: Ahly have promoted four youth players to the first team in an attempt to beef up their depleted squad before Thursday s crucial league game with Tersana.
The Cairo club s official site stated that U-21 duo Mohamed Abdel-Maguid and Mostafa Salah were called to train with the senior team, along with Hesham Mohamed and Shehab Ahmed from the U-19s.
Ahly are missing Sayed Moawad, Moataz Eno and Ahmed Fathi through suspension, whereas Wael Gomaa and Hussein are ruled out of the Hammers game with respective injuries.
The Red Devils are in a must-win situation as they prepare for a hectic finale to their league campaign, amid the fierce competition with Ismaili for the title.
The Egyptian Premier League is the last chance for Manuel Jose s side to save the season, following a shocking Champions League exit last weekend.