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CAF Confederation Cup final 2nd leg – Al Ahly vs Séwé Sport Live Commentary
The Red Devils are currently trailing 2-1 on aggregate, following the first leg loss in Abidjan.
The Ministry of Interior have allowed 25,000 fans to attend the match, the first time in 10 months that Al Ahly fans will be allowed to enter the stadium – with the last time being in the 2014 CAF Super Cup against Tunisian giants CS Sfaxien.
0′: Welcome to the final of the CAF Confederation Cup: it’s Al Ahly vs Séwé Sport in Cairo, and the hosts only need a 1-0 win to secure their first ever Confederation Cup title.
0′: Al Ahly XI: Ahmed Adel; Bassem Ali, Mohamed Naguib, Saad Samir, Sherif Abdel-Fadil; Hossam Ghaly, Hossam Ashour, Moussa Yedan, Ramadan Sobhy, Walid Soliman; Emad Meteb,
1′: KO: Al Ahly 0-0 Sewe Sport (1-2 agg)
3′: Corner to the Red Devils, but it is cleared by the Sewe defence.
5′: Ahmed Adel handles a Sewe Sport cross coming in for the right hand side.
7′: Sewe relying on the counterattack, especially when Al Ahly press forward.
9′: Assale’s strike goes inches wide of the post!
10′: Assale at it again! This time his header goes centimetres wide of the post!
13′: Al Ahly failing at breaking down a sturdy Sewe defence
15′: Emad Meteb falls inside the box, but the referee waves play on!
17′: The Red Devils trying to break down the defence, but misplaced passes are letting them down on many occasions.
20′: Moussa Yedan plays a through ball to Emad Meteb, but the pass is too powerful.
23′: Sewe free-kick from the right-hand side cleared by Saad Samir.
24′: Extremely dangerous ball from Roger Assale cleared by Moussa Yedan.
27′: Walid Soliman’s weak right-footed strike handled well by Sylvain Gbohouo
29′: WHAT A MISS! Roger Assale’s right-footed finish from point-blank range goes over the bar.
34′: SEWE HIT THE POST! Dembele’s thunderbolt hits the bar.
35′: Al Ahly break through Yedan, but the Burkinabe’s pass is too short for Meteb.
37′: Moussa Yedan’s free-kick goes over the bar.
44:’ We’re approaching the end of half-time and Al Ahly are still trailing on aggregate against Sewe Sport; the Seweke have been superior in terms of chances.
45+2:’ HT: Al Ahly 0-0 Sewe Sport (1-2 agg).
Second half KO: Al Ahly 0-0 Sewe Sport (1-2 agg).
49′: Al Ahly with a decent attack down the left-hand side, but the ball is intercepted by Sewe.
51′: Goal-line clearance! Yedan’s strike cleared off the line by the Sewe defence.
52′: Emad Meteb’s shot saved well by Gbohouo
56:’ Sewe waste a fantastic chance to score, Assale misses from yards out.
SEWE SUB: Cedric Kodjo (ON) Joseph Kameni (OFF).
60′ AL AHLY SUB: Sherif Abdel-Fadil (OFF) Sabri Rahil (ON)
62′: Altercation between both sets of players, but things seem to be under control now
65′: Walid Soliman’s strike tipped over the bar!
66′: Saad Samir booked!
SEWE SUB: Kevin Zougola on for Essis Aka.
72′: Hermann Kouao heads over the bar!
77′: Moussa Yedan off for Abdallah El-Said.
79′: Walid Soliman’s strike goes inches wide of the post
86′: Mohamed Naguib off for Mohamed Farouk
90+6- EMAD METEEEEEEEEBBBBBB!!!!!!!!!! AL AHLY!!!
90+7′: THEY HAVE DONE IT!!! AL AHLY ARE THE FIRST EGYPTIAN SIDE TO WIN THE CAF CONFEDERATION CUP