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Al Ahly duo included in CAF Champions League team of the round

Al Ahly duo included in CAF Champions League team of the round

Photo: Al Ahly SC

Al Ahly duo Ali Maaloul and Junior Ajayi have been included by CAF in their Champions League team of the round after their spectacular performances against Wydad Casablanca.

The Red Devils have sealed a 2-0 victory against Wydad on Sunday to top their group with Zanaco at 7 points after three rounds, while Wydad sit at 3 points in third, and Cotton Sport languish at the bottom of the group with 0 points.

The duo’s impressive performances at Borg El-Arab Stadium, awarded them places in the CAF Champions League team of the round. The Nigerian was involved in Al Ahly’s first goal after his shot was followed by Momen Zakaria into the net, then scored the Red Devils’ second goal to secure the three points for the Egyptian Premier League champions.

Meanwhile, Tunisia international Ali Maaloul put an outstanding defensive performance, helping Al Ahly keep their fifth Champions League clean sheet in a row, as well as being involved in Ajayi’s winner.

The Red Devils’s next match will be against Smouha in the Egyptian Premier League on Friday, June 16, while their next Champions League encounter is with Wydad on June 21 in Casablanca.

Full squad:

Photo: CAF

 

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