There is no doubt that the date 27 -11-2020 will have a special celebration every year for the club’s fans Ahly; And this after the dramatic victory over traditional rivals Zamalek and the crowning of the largest tournament in the African continent, the African Champions League.
Cairo did not taste sleep last night, between celebrations and clamor, and on the other hand pain and grief for the fans of the White Castle, and their only consolation is the team’s appearance in an honorable performance.
Al-Ahly won the ninth title in its history after beating Zamalek Two goals to one goal, in a dramatic match hosted by Cairo International Stadium.
Al-Ahly became the fourth club to qualify for the next edition of the Club World Cup, which Qatar will host during the period from the first to the eleventh of next February.
Where each of the Qatari Al-Duhail, holder of the Qatari League title, representing the host country, Bayern Munich, the European Champions League champion, and Auckland City, New Zealand champion of the Oceanian Champions League, reserved their seats in the World Cup.
And the remaining 3 seats in the World Cup clubs have not been decided yet, leaving three continental confederations, which are Asia and South America (Libertadores Cup) and CONCACAF (North, Central America and the Caribbean).
Below we show you how the Arab newspapers reported Al-Ahly’s victory over Zamalek and the coronation of the African Champions League:
Moroccan newspaper “Al-Mukhtab”
The Egyptian club Al-Ahly strengthened its top position in the list of clubs most crowned with the title of the African Champions League, when it achieved its ninth title today, by winning in a historic final over its rival Zamalek with two goals for one goal.
Algerian newspaper “El Khabar”
Al-Ahly crowned African champion for the ninth time in its history
Tunisian newspaper “Al-Sabah”
Al-Ahly of Egypt regained control of the African continent by crowning it with the title of the African Champions League for the ninth time in its history after its victory over its traditional rivals Zamalek with two goals for a goal in a strong and interesting and interesting meeting in which the two teams shared control, but luck was on the side of Al-Ahly who knew how to win the match and crown the title
Mauritanian newspaper “Kora Info”
After a 7-year absence, Egypt’s Al-Ahly is champion of the African Champions League
Zamalek was the most in possession of the ball during the first half and the most threatening to the goal, while Al-Ahly leaned in defense after scoring the first goal in the first minutes.
The Somali newspaper “Toowova”
Winning the championship at the expense of traditional rivals Zamalek has a special character, in addition to reaping the sum of three million dollars, after winning the championship.
Newspaper “Libya News”
By beating Zamalek … Egypt’s Al-Ahly is the ninth African Champions League champion
Saudi Al-Riyadiah newspaper
Al-Ahly .. the chief of Africa
Certainly, this exceptional version of the tournament will remain stuck in the minds of fans of the round witch in Africa for a long time, especially since it is the longest in the history of the competition in one hand, and it is also the first version that combines two teams from one country in the history of the CAF Champions League.
Musimani, the coach of Al-Ahly, succeeded in achieving the title for the second time at the expense of Zamalek, after he won the 2016 edition with the South African Sun Downs.
Al-Ahly regained the title after an absence of 7 years, while Zamalek continued without winning the African title for 18 consecutive years.
Jordanian newspaper “Al-Rai”
Al-Ahly of Egypt is champion of the African Champions League – Al-Rai newspaper
Bahrain News Agency
Al-Ahly of Egypt crowned the African Champions League after beating Zamalek (2-1)
Qatar’s “Al Sharq” newspaper
Al-Ahly crowned the African Champions League title for the ninth time in its history
Yemeni “Ittihadi” newspaper
A great atmosphere surrounded the match as the meeting of the century between Al-Ahly and Zamalek, an Egyptian summit with an African flavor, made the brown continent look at Cairo Stadium to look at the African Champions League champion in this edition.
The Palestinian newspaper, Al-Ayyam
African Champions League: Al-Ahly shocked Zamalek at a deadly time and crowned its ninth title