Neuer doesn’t take Al Ahly lightly

This Thursday (kick off at 6.30 p.m. in France), Al Ahly, reigning African champion, challenges the champion of Qatar, Al Duhail, in quarterfinal of the Club World Cup, with the possibility for the winner to meet Bayern Munich on Monday in the semi-finals of the competition. Bavarian giant’s goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has expressed great respect for the Egyptian club.

«Al Ahly is a familiar adversary. This team won the Champions League so I expect a tough game. Al Ahly was already present in 2013. It’s never easy to find yourself facing a team that you don’t know much about.», Underlined the German on the site of FIFA.

To win the right to rub shoulders with the Rotens, the Cairo giant will have to already succeed in crossing the threshold of the quarter-finals, which no African representative has managed to achieve since Raja Casablanca in 2013 …

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