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Moroccan media name 10 Raja players ready for Zamalek game

Raja Casablanca are once again in trouble with Tuesday’s covid-19 test results revealing that only 10 first team squad players will be available for Sunday’s encounter.

Moroccan media name 10 Raja players ready for Zamalek game
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Emerging reports suggest that, once again Raja Casablanca are in trouble following yesterday's Covid-19 tests with results suggesting that only 10 first team squad players are ready for the game in Cairo.

Raja's squad underwent covid-19 testing yesterday to confirm the names that will be travelling to Cairo to represent the Moroccan giants in the second leg of the African Champions League semi-final against Egyptian Zamalek on Sunday.

The test results have shown that only 10 players out of 24 are covid-19 free and ready for the clash with only two players having recovered who are Ayoub Nanah and Elias Hadad while 2 more people have contracted the virus; a player and a member of the administrative staff.

The face-off was previously postponed by CAF as per a request from the Moroccan side whose squad had been severely hit with Covid-19 infections.

Raja's spokesperson Ayoub Wahby stated that the date of the team's flight to Cairo hasn't been decided yet, and will be confirmed following conducting the final covid-19 testing, pointing out that the squad's flight might be delayed until Friday.

Raja 'negative' squad for Cairo:

As of now this the list of players whose tests were negative and are ready to head to Cairo:

Goalkeeper: Amir Al-Haddawi

Defenders: Fabrice Gael Ngah, Badr Banoun, Sanad Al Ouarfali, Abdelilah Madkour, and Elias Haddad.

Midfielders: Mohamed Zrida and Fabrice Luamba Ngoma.

Strikers: Ben Malango and Ayoub Nanah.

Raja are trailing Zamalek as the Egyptians secured a 1-0 victory in the first leg that was played in Casablanca.