Kick-off is scheduled for 21:00 SA time.
lost at home 1-0 against Mamelodi Sundowns.
That means Mosimane’s team has yet to find the back of the net in their two matches played.
Defeat against Al-Merrikh could well spell the end of Al Ahly’s chances with a daunting trip to South Africa to play Mamelodi Sundowns looming.
Just as well Mosimane is set to put pen to paper on a new, lucrative (no doubt) contract prior to boarding the flight to Mzansi!
Al Ahly face a daunting week ahead.
Following their clash against Al-Merrikh on Saturday, they will take on Egyptian Premier League log leaders Pyramids on Tuesday, 8 March (20:00).
They will then head for South Africa for the blockbuster clash against current Group A leaders Mamelodi Sundowns, with that clash scheduled for Friday, 11 March at the FNB Stadium at 15:00 – both of which were exclusively confirmed by The South African website.