Al Merreikh new signing Augustine Okrah close to full fitness; could face Schalke in pre-season friendly

Ghanaian star Augustine Okrah is close to regaining full fitness for his side Al Merreikh and remains hopeful of play in their pre-season friendly against Schalke in Doha in a fortnight.

The 2013/2014 Ghana Premier League Most Valuable Player and goalking has been battling injuries since returning from an ill-fated four-moth loan spell at Swedish side BK Hacken.

Augustine Okrah
But Okrah is making progress and has starting kicking a ball.

Al Merrikh SC will face Roberto Di Matteo’s at the Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium at 17:30 local time.

The Sudanese side are preparing for the 2015 CAF Champions League qualifiers.

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