Sunday 10 March 2019
The African Football Confederation (CAF) has announced the appointment of Tunisian Sadek Al Salmi as referee for the game against Al-Saoura in the African Champions League.
Al-Salmi will not be the first appearance in the games of Ahli is the first during the current version of the African championship, having already appeared in two previous games for the team, both in Egypt.
Al-Salmi played a previous game for Al Ahly against Jamaa Abe Guevara of Ethiopia in the main round of the African Champions League last December, and red time managed to win two straights.
The same result was the final of Al Ahly's game against Vita Club in the opening of the group stage of the African Champions League, which was also the management of Tunisian arbitration.
At the Salmi he played three games in the current CAF Champions League, two for Al Ahli and the third for Sundowns of South Africa on ASEC with three goals.
The presence of Al-Salami in Egypt did not limit itself to Al-Ahli's matches, as he was a supporter of the crisis that broke out during the clash with the Arab Contractor pyramids last September.
The crisis was due to the fact that the Egyptian Football Association had not announced the name of the arbitrator, which caused anger by officials of the Arab Club of contractors.
Alaa Nabil, the former contractor coach, made his famous television statement when he said: "Murjan Ahmed Morjan must compensate." (See the complete statement from here)
The African Union has also commissioned five games in the qualifications for the 2019 African Cup for 2017 and 2018.
Al-Salmi has already managed the final of the 2017 Tunisia Cup, which saw the African supremacy at the expense of the Lega Ben-Kordan for only one goal in mid-June.
Al-Ahli will meet Al-Saoura on Saturday in the final phase of Group D group D