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Al Ahly ’97 side defeat Spanish giants Atlético Madrid

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Al Ahly’s 1997 side beat their Atlético Madrid counterparts 3-2 in a game that was played on Monday in the second round of the .

The Young Red Devils jumped to second place in the standings of the Sheikh Zayed Youth Tournament after defeating Atlético Madrid’s youth in a game that witnessed a strong performance from both sides on the Military Sports Education Centre Ground in Abu Dhabi.

Six teams are currently participating in the 14th Edition of the Zayed Youth Tournament, Ahly and Zamalek representing Egypt, Moroccan giants Raja Casablanca, Brazilian giants Botafogo, Atlético Madrid from Spain and Al Wehda from the host country UAE.

The team led by former midfielder , played out a 3-3 tie with Raja Casablanca’s youth team on Saturday in the tournament’s opening game. After two games, the team is currently in second place with 4 points while Botafogo are on top with 6 points.

In addition to being a hardcore football fan, Abdelrahman is a communications enthusiast who works in marketing, advertising, content creation and PR.

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