Wael Gomaa and Al-Sayed Hamdi will be the only two Ahli players included in Egypt squad for next week’s friendly against Ghana.Egypt entertain the Black Stars on January 10, one day before Ahli play an exhibition game with Saudi Arabia’s Hilal for the farewell of former defender Abdullah Al-Sharida.It has been agreed that Gomaa and Hamdi stay with the Pharaohs, while five players join Ahli before returning to the national team for the Ivory Coast friendly on January 14.“We agreed to release only Hamdi and Gomaa. The rest of our internationals will join after the Hilal game,” Ahli football director Sayed Abdul-Hafiz told FilGoal.com.In addition to Gomaa and Hamdi, Egypt heavily relied on Ahli players in the previous friendly win over Qatar, which included Ahmed Shedid, Rami Rabiea, Abdullah Al-Saied and Geddo.
Chelsea’s struggling playmaker Eden Hazard will start their Champions League group stage clash with Dynamo Kiev, despite speculation to the contrary.Hazard was dropped for the win over Aston Villa at the weekend after, by his own admission, a rough start to the current season.Speculation has even linked the reigning PFA Player of the Year with a move to Real Madrid, but Jose Mourinho will give the Belgian a chance to begin a turnaround in his fortunes against Kiev. Kurt Zouma plays at right-back with John Terry and Gary Cahill the central pairing.There is no room for Ruben Loftus-Cheek in the matchday squad.Chelsea: Begovic; Zouma, Cahill, Terry (c), Azpilicueta; Ramires, Matic; Willian, Fabregas, Hazard; Diego Costa. Subs: Blackman, Baba, Mikel, Oscar, Traore, Kenedy, Falcao.Dinamo Kiev: Shovkovskiy, Danilo Silva, Khacheridi, Dragovic, Vida, Sydorchuk, Rybalka, Yarmolenko, Buyalsky, Gonzalez, Kravets. Subs: Rybja, Veloso, Antunes, Petrovic, Junior Moraes, Garmash, Gusev. The games:Zenit6:45 PMLyonBATE6:45 PMBarcelona Dynamo Kyiv6:45 PMChelseaDinamo Zagreb6:45 PM –Watch Chelsea – Dinamo live on SuperSport. –Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @Joy997FM. Our hashtag is #JoySports