Egyptian Ahmed Hegazy is ready to participate again in the ranks of the Saudi Federation

Egyptian international Ahmed Hegazy, defender of the first football team of the Saudi club Al-Ittihad, has been confirmed ready to play the team's next two matches against Uzbekistan's Ajmek and Iran's Sepahan in the AFC Champions League.

The newspaper «Sports» Saudi Arabia on Tuesday that informed sources revealed to her that the decision to participate Hijazi in the two games became in the hands of Argentine Marcelo Gallardo, coach of the new team, who took over the position recently to succeed the Portuguese Nuno Santo, who was sacked from the Union.

Ahmed Hegazy returns to participate after recovering from a cruciate ligament injury, which he suffered in the Saudi Roshn League coronation match last season against Al-Faiha, after which he underwent knee surgery and a six-month rehabilitation program.

On the other hand, coach Gallardo began on Monday to supervise the training of the Union at Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium at the club's headquarters.