Al-Ahly of Egypt addressed FIFA, explaining the mistake made by the two team members, Hussein Al-Shahat and Mahmoud Kahraba, for not abiding by the precautionary measures in the FIFA Club World Cup.
Al-Ahly wrote on its official website: “Based on the instructions of Captain Mahmoud Al-Khatib, the club’s president, and the soccer team’s mission in the FIFA Clubs World Cup .. Eng. Khaled Murtaji, a member of the club’s board of directors and the general coordinator of the mission, sent a letter to the International Football Association (FIFA) this morning In it, he clarifies the position of the players, Hussein Al-Shahat and Mahmoud Kahraba regarding their non-compliance with the precautionary measures after the end of the Al-Ahly and Bayern match that took place last Monday evening in the semi-final round of the tournament. The players acted spontaneously, far from anything else. “
FIFA prohibited Al-Shahat and Kahraba from participating in the third and fourth place match between Al-Ahly and Brazilian Palmeras, scheduled for Thursday, due to their lack of commitment to the precautionary measures after they shook hands with Muhammad Abu Trika, the star of Al-Ahly and the former “Pharaohs” team, who was present among the fans The end of the Bayern Munich match in the semi-finals of the tournament yesterday, which ended in favor of the Bavarian team with two clean goals.
FIFA prohibits during the World Cup clubs dealing with players and technical equipment with any element outside the tournament camp (the bubble) as part of the medical protocol to confront the emerging corona virus, which was contradicted by Kahraba and Al-Shahat for their desire to shake hands with Aboutrika, who was keen to support the team from the stands of “Ahmed Bin Ali” stadium. In the Qatari city of Al-Rayyan.