Egyptian facet Al Ahly sealed a record-extending tenth African Champions League title after they beat 10-man Kaizer Chiefs of South Africa 3-0 in Saturday’s ultimate.
The Cairo membership have now received double the variety of Champions League titles than the following most profitable membership – their neighbours Zamalek.
Mohamed Sherif opened the scoring eight minutes into the second half, and that was adopted by objectives for Magdi Afsha and Amr El-Sulaya in a dominant show at an empty Mohamed V Stadium in Casablanca.
Chiefs, showing of their first Champions League ultimate, needed to play the complete second half with 10 males after Joyful Mashiane was despatched off on the stroke of half-time for a studs-up problem.
It successfully killed off any likelihood for the South Africans, who had performed the sport on the again foot – managing just one shot on track – as they regarded to catch Al Ahly on the counter-attack.
Sherif broke the impasse after a intelligent run between the Chiefs’ defence to gather a go from Akram Tawfik and end from a good angle.
Afsha doubled the lead 11 minutes later with a curling shot from the sting of the field earlier than Sherif turned supplier with a intelligent backheel to arrange El-Sulaya within the 74th minute.
It sealed a 3rd Champions League title for Ahly’s South African coach Pitso Mosimane.