Posts tagged: Al Ahly

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Best of Africa Club Football In the African Champions League, second round second leg, TP Mazembe and Al Ahly both managed to overturn one goal deficits from the first leg, winning their return matches 2-0. Both sides benefited from some rather favourable refereeing decisions. Al Ahly were awarded two penalties, while Mazembe’s opponents had two [...]

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Africa’s World Cup hopefuls The┬áIvory Coast coaching circus is over. The last man standing is Sven Goran Eriksson, whose appointment was announced on Ivorian state television last night. Sven won’t find it easy. For a start, he doesn’t speak French. But at least he knows his opponents well. Portugal, who Ivory Coast play on 15th [...]

The Roundup

Best of African Club Football Let’s start with the African Champions League. Two big shocks in the first leg of the second round. Champions TP Mazembe were beaten 1-0 away to APR of Rwanda while Egyptian side Al Ahly, who have won the competition a record six times, lost by the same scoreline to Zimbabwe’s [...]