Wydad Casablanca of Morocco became African champions for a second time when they defeated Al Ahly of Egypt 1-0 Saturday in the second leg of the CAF Champions League final.
Wydad Casablanca coach Hussein Amotta said it would be "suicidal" to try and defend the 1-1 CAF Champions League final first-leg draw when they meet Al Ahly again Saturday.
It’s D-day for the continent's premier club competition as the Total CAF Champions League 2017 reaches its climax on Saturday
Bottom-of-the-table Crystal Palace were once again indebted to Ivory Coast winger Wilfried Zaha as they snatched a 2-2 English Premier League draw with West Ham United at the weekend.
Accreditation for TOTAL CAF Champions League 2nd Leg Final
Al Ahly of Egypt were unable to build on a great start and had to settle for a 1-1 first-leg draw with Wydad Casablanca of Morocco Saturday in the CAF Champions League final.
Egypt’s Al Ahly and Wydad Casablanca of Morocco won through to the final of the 2017 CAF Champions League with respective defeats of Etoile Sportive du Sahel and USM Alger in the semis.
When Egyptian giants Al Ahly march onto the field in Alexandria on Saturday to face Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco in the Total CAF Champions League 2017 final first leg, they will have on their books a face that their opponents know too well about.
It will be CAF Champions League final number 11 for Egyptian giants Al Ahly, yet their first ever against a Moroccan opponent.