Written by Lubna Abdullah
Saturday, May 13, 2023 02:30 AM
Today, Saturday, the delegation of the Al-Ahly club football team returns to Cairo from Tunisia after playing the Esperance match with the first leg of the African Champions League semi-finals, which was held at Hammadi Al-Aqrabi Stadium in Rades without an audience, in implementation of the penalty imposed by the Confederation of African Football “CAF” due to the events that took place. The blood and gold team’s last match in the African Championship took place against Algeria’s JS Kabylie, in the second leg of the quarter-finals of the African Champions League.
Al-Ahly club advanced to the semi-finals for the nineteenth and fourth consecutive time in the history of its participation in the African Champions League, whether in its old or new name, after a goalless draw with the Moroccan Raja Casablanca team in the return match of the quarter-finals, which was held in the Moroccan city of Casablanca, Al-Ahly had won the first leg in Cairo with two free goals scored by Mohamed Abdel Moneim and Hamdi Fathy.
Al-Ahly won the championship ten times, which is an African record, followed by Congolese Mazembe clubs and Egyptian Zamalek with five championships each, followed by Tunisian Esperance with four titles, then Canon Yaounde of Cameroon, Havia Conakry of Guinea, Raja and Moroccan Wydad with three titles each.
The date of the next Al-Ahly match against Tunisian Esperance
Al-Ahly is preparing to face Tunisian Esperance, which is scheduled for the tenth evening next Friday, in the second leg of the African Champions League semi-finals at Cairo International Stadium.
The channel that broadcasts the Al-Ahly and Tunisian Esperance match
beIN Sports channels the Al-Ahly and Tunisian Esperance match, as it is the exclusive broadcaster of the African Championship matches.
The referee of the Al-Ahly and Tunisian Esperance match
Mauritanian Bida Dahani will officiate the return match between Al-Ahly and Al-Taraji in Cairo on May 19th, with the help of his compatriot Hamdin Diba, Angolan Gerson Emiliano dos Santos, and Ghanaian Daniel Laria as referee for the mouse, and Moroccan Samir Jazzaz assists him.