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CAF Super Cup: ES Setif vs Al Ahly Live Commentary

Al Ahly beat Al-Arabi

CAF Confederation Cup champions Al Ahly will face Algerian outfit ES Setif – CAF Champions League winners – in Blida. 

The Red Castle are aiming to make it three consecutive Super Cups in a row, and achieve a record 21st continental title. On the other hand, Setif are looking to bag a second continental this year.

Al Ahly XI: Ekramy; Bassem Ali, Naguib, Saad Samir, Hussein El-Sayed; Ashour, Ghaly; Abdullah El-Said, Trezeguet, Soliman; Ahmed Abdel-Zaher.

Live Commentary

Bassem Ali misses; Setif crowned CAF Super Cup champions!


6-5 Setif.


Trezeguet scores; 5-5.


Belameiri makes it 5-4. Advantage Setif.


Saad Samir makes it 4-4.


Dagoulo makes it 4-3 Setif.


Meteb makes it 3-3.


Benyattou gives Setif the advantage. 3-2.


Abdallah El-Said scores. 2-2.


Mellouli scores for Setif. 2-1.


Momen Zakaria scores. 1-1.


Delhoum scores for Setif: 1-0 Setif.


FT: ES Setif 1-1 Al Ahly: game heads to penalties.


90+4- GOOOALL!!! Emad Meteb equalises for Al Ahly; game destined for penalties.


88- Lamri comes on for Ziaya the goalscorer.


77- Trezeguet blazes his shot over the bar! Should’ve done better.


76- AL AHLY SUB: Meteb on for Walid Soliman.


73- OH MY WORD! Saad Samir misses from point-blank range!!


Bassem Aly with a crucial mistake, Benyattou with the cross and Ziaya there to finish it.


71- GOAL! Ziaia makes it 1-0 to Setif with 20 minutes remaining.


68- SETIF SUB- Dagoulou enters the field for Setif.


67- Trezeguet with a barging run down the field, but Ze Ondo clears the ball.


64- Abdullah El-Said’s curling strike goes over the bar.


62- Quiet game but Setif have a free-kick down the left-hand side; can they make it count?


60- Soliman back on his feet, while Mo’men Zakaria enters for Hossam Ghaly.


56- Walid Soliman on the ground receiving treatment after a tough challenge from Ze Ondo.


53- SETIF SUB: Benyettou (ON) Gasim (OFF)


50- Ekramy goes through on goal, but is flagged for offside.


49- Ekramy handles Setif’s free-kick well; score still at 0-0.


47- Walid Soliman misses a glorious chance to put the Reds ahead!!!


Second-half kicks-off in Blida! ES Setif 0-0 Al Ahly


HT: ES Setif 0-0 Al Ahly


45+3- The attempt slams against Al Ahly’s wall, and it signals the end of half.


45+1- Free-kick to Setif from a very dangerous position


43- Game has cooled down a little bit after an electrifying few minutes.


39- Trezeguet’s strike saved, dangerous chance for Al Ahly


37- Belameiri misses a golden chance to put Setif ahead


33- Setif beginning to become more and more dangerous, as Delhoum’s strike is cleared by Saad Samir.


31- Al Ahly starting to up their game, starting to put more and more pressure on Setif.


29- SO CLOSE! Abdullah El-Said’s free-kick goes inches wide of the post


28- Al Ahly clear a dangerous Setif corner.


26- No team threatening the other goal, most action in midfield.


22- Free-kick goes well over the bar


21- Free-kick to Setif in a dangerous area.


18- Hossam Ashour receives the first booking of the game for a challenge on Deloum.


16- Walid Soliman’s free kick handled well by Sofiane.


13- Good pressure game from the Reds here, but can they keep it up?


10- Al Ahly trying to contain Setif with quick passing, latter in search for an opener.


9- Setif strike deflected over the bar and out for a corner, which is cleared by the Reds.


6- Very calm opening minutes in Blida, Al Ahly exerting pressure on Setif.


2- Al Ahly seeing more of the ball in the past two minutes, but no real threat on the Setif goal.


1- Setif try to penetrate the Al Ahly defence down the right-hand side, but the Red Castle’s defence clear the danger.


KO: ES Setif 0-0 Al Ahly

Al Ahly fanatic and Italian football aficionado. Working on a degree in Business Administration at the American University in Cairo.

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