Junior Ajayi set for Cairo derby

Former Nigeria U-23 star, Junior Ajayi has recovered from an ankle injury in time for the biggest game in Egyptian football ‘The Cairo Derby’ slated for Thursday, December 29, 2016.

The 20-year-old former Shooting Stars Sports Cub (3SC) forward, who has scored four goals during eight games, has missed the last two games in the Egyptian Premier league due to the injury but has now recovered ahead of the clash with Zamalek.

Confirming Ajayi’s availability on Friday ahead of the game, Al ahly’s doctor said: “Ajayi suffered a knock in his ankle but he is now fit to return to training, and he is fit for the Cairo Derby.”

Title-holders and league-leaders Ahly will face rivals Zamalek in what would be Match-day 17 of the Egyptian Premier League with the team on 42 points, 11 ahead of Zamalek, who still have three games in hand.

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