Soliman slots VAR penalties to give Ahly Champions League final edge

Walid Soliman converted two VAR penalties to give Al Ahly of Egypt a 3-1 first-leg win over arch-rivals Esperance of Tunisia Friday in a foul-littered CAF Champions League final

Chaabani: The CL trophy will be the cherry on the cake

Esperance booked their ticket to the final after edging Primeiro de Agosto 4-2 in a thrilling second leg, and 4-3 on aggregate. The Blood & Gold will face old foes Al Ahly, who edged ES Setif of Algeria. A repeat of the 2012 final, Ahly hosts the first leg on Friday, 2 November 2018 in

Ahly v Esperance: Head to Head Results

Ahly v Esperance: Head to Head Results

12th final for Ahly, 7th for Esperance

When North African giants Al Ahly of Egypt and Esperance of Tunisia lock horns in the grand finale, it will be the second time they meet at the ultimate stage of the CAF Champions League.

   Never-say-die Esperance reach CAF Champions League final

Anice Badri scored his seventh CAF Champions League goal this season to give Esperance of Tunisia a 4-2 victory over Primeiro Agosto of Angola on Tuesday and a place in the final.

History-seeking Primeiro snatch late first-leg lead

Primeiro Agosto kept alive hopes of becoming the first CAF Champions League finalists from Angola by edging Tunisian visitors Esperance 1-0 on Tuesday through a late Luvumbo Pedro goal.

Ahly beat Esperance to go top, seal quarters place

Egyptian giants Al Ahly guaranteed their quarter finals spot by defeating North African rivals Esperance of Tunisia 1-0 away from home at Rades Stadium near Tunis on Friday night.

Pre-match quotes: Esperance vs Al Ahly

Khaled Ben Yahia (Head Coach, Esperance) We have had good preparations for a while. We played well against Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA) and Township Rollers and we are hoping to continue in our next game.

KCCA revival faces litmus test against Esperance

The battle for places at the knockout stage gets rigorous this weekend with the likely possibility of knowing at least one of the eight teams

Pre-match quotes:Esperance vs Township Rollers

Khaled Ben Yahia (coach, Esperance) Its going to be a tough game against Township Rollers. We need to grab maximum points from this game and the next one against KCCA to finish this round in a good shape in order to qualify to the next stage. After the first match against Ahly away we have one poin...