Esperance suffer another injury blow ahead of Zamalek clash

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Esperance forward Maher Ben Sghaier has suffered an injury, ruling him out of their clash against Zamalek in the CAF Champions League.

The Tunisian club suffered a 3-1 defeat against Zamalek in the CAF Super Cup two weeks ago and are set to face the White Knights yet again in the Champions League quarter-finals.

The first game is set to take place on Friday in Egypt with the second leg taking place a week later in the Tunisian capital.

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According to the club’s announcement on Wednesday, Maher Ben Sghaier is set to be out of the clash against Zamalek after twisting his ankle.

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Esperance have already lost two key players going into the game against Zamalek as both Taha Yassine Khenissi and Sameh Derbali suffered long term injuries.

Right-back Derbali suffered a muscle injury during the Super Cup game, sidelining him for two weeks while Khenissi twisted his ankle, keeping him out for 21 days.

Zamalek host Esperance in the first leg of the CAF Champions League quarter-final on Friday. Kick-off takes place at 18:00 CLT.

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