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Mohamed Abdel-Shafy notches assist in home draw

Posted on May 23, 2017
Champions League Abdel-Shafy

Photo: Al Ahli

Mohamed Abdel-Shafy assisted his side’s only goal as they were held by UAE club Al Ahli on Monday, in the AFC Champions League.

The round of 16 draw threw up an interesting matchup as both clubs with the same names were pitted against each other at this stage of the competition.

Khamis Esmaeel gave the Dubai-based club the lead in the 21st minute, silencing the home support.

17 minutes later, however, Abdel-Shafy set up teammate Abdulfattah Asiri, who leveled the scores.

were unable to find a winner in the second half, and the visitors left Saudi Arabia with a positive result.

The return leg will take place in a week’s time.


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