CAIRO: Emad Meteb back pain won t sideline him against Gunners of Zimbabwe in the African Champions League, according to Ahly s doctor Ihab Ali.
Meteb suffered a knock in the back and was doubtful for Saturday s game.
The international striker has been on fire recently, scoring four goals in five league games in the second round of the competition.
He missed nearly all the first round with a knee injury.
International midfielder Mohamed Barakat is also available for selection despite twisting his wrist in training.
Ahly visit Gunners for the first-leg of their round of 32 clash. The return-leg will be played in Cairo after two weeks.
The Egyptian champions arrived in Harare on Thursday after a 12-hour flight.
Ahly, African Champions League record winners, are favorites to advance to the next round at the expense of debutant Gunners.