The 2019/20 CAF Champions League final will arguably go down as one of the most iconic moments in the history of African football with Pitso’s Mosimane’s Al Ahly taking on fierce rivals Zamalek.
Al Ahly face Zamalek at the Borg El Arab Stadium this evening with Africa’s premier club title at stake. Pitso Mosimane will be chasing his second CAF Champions League crown tonight, four years after guiding Mamelodi Sundowns to their maiden triumph in the competition.
Tonight’s final will also mark a new chapter in the tournament with the final being played over one leg as opposed to the usual two-legged home and away system.
Pitso Mosimane’s Al Ahly have won the CAF Champions League on eight previous occasions while Zamalek have won the premier African club competition on five previous occasions. It’s the first time the two rivals meet in the final of the Champions League. This website will be covering all of the live action from tonight’s historic clash below.
CAF Champions League final: Al Ahly vs Zamalek live blog
Zamalek XI: Gabal, Eid, Abdelghani, Alaa, Gaber, Hamed, Sassi, Shikabala, Bencharki, Zizo, Mostafa.
Al Ahly XI: El Shenawy, Hani, Ashraf, Ibrahim, Maaloul, Fathi, Soleya, Afsha, Ajayi, El Shahat, Mohsen.
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Pitso Mosimane is aiming to become just the third coach to win the elite competition with two different clubs.
Egypt’s Mahmoud El Gohary won it with both Ahly and Zamalek while Argentine Oscar Fullone lifted the trophy with Ivory Coast giants Asec Mimosas and Morocco’s Raja Casablanca.
Al Ahly vs Zamalek broadcast details and kick-off time
The 2019/20 CAF Champions League final between Pitso Mosimane’s Al Ahly and Zamalek will not be broadcasted in South Africa. This website however will be providing live updates from the match under our live blog heading above. Action gets underway at 21:00.