On the field, a difficult technical confrontation will take place between the South African Betso Musimani, the technical director of Al-Ahly Club, and the Tunisian Mouin Al-Shaabani, the technical director of Esperance, hoping to snatch the ticket to qualify for the final match of the African Champions League.
Moein Al-Shaabani had previously faced Al-Ahly in 6 matches, winning in one match, drawing in two matches and losing three matches. in Rades.
Al-Shaabani’s confrontations with Al-Ahly returned in the 2018 Champions League, where he met the Red Genie in 4 meetings, two in the group stage, a 0-0 draw in Alexandria and lost in the return match in Tunisia with a goal without a response, before the two teams faced each other in the championship final, and Al-Shaabani lost the first leg in Burj Al Arab with three goals. Against a goal before winning the title after winning the return match in Rades, with three goals without a response, in a painful memory for Al-Ahly’s souls.
At the level of winning the championship in the history of the two teams confrontations, Al-Ahly managed to win the title African Champions League Only once at the expense of Tunisias Esperance, in the 2012 edition, while the Sheikh of Tunisian clubs won the title in the 2018 edition at the expense of the red genie in the final match, and it will be the opportunity for the African title holder to avenge the disappointing defeat in the last leg, during that edition.