Club Africain ace Youssef Mouihbi returned to practice last week to the cheers of onlookers who were thrilled to see him back on the pitch. The Tunisian international has been undergoing rehabilitation for the past six months but is now finally fit enough to be a full participant while training with the first team.
The former Marsa forward quickly showed what supporters of the Beb Jedid outfit have been missing all year, displaying his trademark skill and goal scoring ability. His performance belied the fact that he was coming back from a serious knee injury, which he sustained during a Champions League match against Haras El Hodood in October of 2008.
Mouihbi is widely believed to be the defending champions’ most talented player and is revered by the club’s supporters due to his consistent effort and technical skill. According to Tunisian newspaper Al Chourouk, there is an outside chance that the player could make a brief appearance in the Biancorosso’s last match of the season against Jendouba Sport, despite previous reports to the contrary.
Club Africain are one point behind Esperance Sportive de Tunis and will be hoping that rivals Etoile du Sahel can lend them a helping hand by defeating the league leaders on May 12.
Rami Ayari, Goal.com