FIFA Club World Cup 2022 Semi-finals Schedule: Monterrey failed to capitalize on their domination in the first half and Al Ahly took control of proceedings after the restart. Mohamed Hany eventually scored the only goal of the game in the 53rd minute and 23 minutes later, Mosimane’s men were good value for their lead.
Monterrey coach Gerardo Barroso made two substitutions in an attempt to revive his side but Al Ahly held on to book a spot in the final four of the 2022 Fifa Club World Cup.
“We’re very happy with this victory and we hope to win our next game in the 2022 Fifa Club World Cup,” Mosimane said at the post-match press conference.
“I want to wish Egypt all the best in their upcoming Afcon final against Senegal.”
Al Ahly assistant coach Abdulla El Shenawy said after Saturday’s win: “It’s never easy to play against such a strong team like Monterrey and we paid them the respect they deserved in the first half.”
“We made few changes at halftime and that worked out very well, while Hany put in a good performance on the night,” he added.
“Al Ahly has a lot of quality players and anyone can be a hero on the night.”
Abdalla Elshnawy: “It’s very important for us to win our next match in order to qualify for the Fifa Club World Cup final,” he said.
“We have a lot of young players in this team, but I’m sure they will give their best to achieve our target.
“We’ll be playing against Palmeiras, which is a strong team and we need to prepare well for that game.”
The Red Eagles will play against Palmeiras in the semi-finals of the 2022 Fifa Club World Cup on Tuesday, February 5.
FIFA Club World Cup 2022 Semi-finals Schedule
Nore: All matches time are local.
8 February 2022
Al Ahly vs Palmeiras (20:30) Al Nahyan Stadium, Abu Dhabi
9 February 2022
Chelsea vs Al Hilal (20:30) Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi