Team receives Al-Ahly At eight o’clock in the evening today, Wednesday, its South African counterpart, Sun Downs, at Cairo International Stadium, in the framework of the second leg of the African Super League semi-finals..
Historical confrontations between Al-Ahly and Sun Downs
Al-Ahly and Sun Downs matches were repeated many times, as the fact that the duo were in one group was a feature of the last 4 years in the African Champions League, in addition to the first leg of the African League semi-finals.
Al-Ahly club met with Sun Downs in 15 matches, including 14 in the African Champions League and one in the African Super League. The Egyptian champion won five matches and tied in the same, and the South African champion won five matches..
Al-Ahly scored 19 goals against Sun Downs and conceded 20 goals, and the last match between the two teams ended with the South African champions winning with a clean goal in the first leg of the African League semi-finals..
Results of Al-Ahly and Sun Downs matches
The first confrontation was in the 2001 CAF Champions League final. The two teams tied in the first leg in Pretoria with a goal for each team, scored for Al-Ahly by Sayed Abdel Hafeez. In the return match, Al-Ahly won 3-0, scored by Khaled Bebo (a hat-trick), and Al-Ahly won the championship cup..
The second confrontation was in the round of 16 in 2007. The two teams tied in the first leg in Pretoria with two goals for each team, scored for Al-Ahly by Mohamed Barakat and Flavio Amado. In the return match in Cairo, Al-Ahly won 2-0, scored by Shadi Mohamed and Mohamed Abu Trika..
The third confrontation was in the quarter-finals of the 2018-2019 season, and Sun Downs won the first leg 5-0, and in Alexandria, Al-Ahly won with a goal scored by Walid Azaro..
The fourth confrontation was in the quarter-finals of the 2019-2020 season. Al-Ahly won the first leg with two clean goals scored by Ali Maaloul, and in the return match in Pretoria, the two teams tied with one goal for each team, and Al-Ahly’s goal was scored by a Sun Downs defender against his team..
The fifth confrontation was in the quarter-finals of the 2020-2021 season. Al-Ahly won the first leg with two goals scored by Taher Mohamed Taher and Salah Mohsen, and in the return match in Pretoria, the two teams tied with one goal for each team, with Yasser Ibrahim scoring for Al-Ahly..
The sixth confrontation was in the group league of the 2021-2022 season, and Sun Downs won both matches with a score of 1-0..
The seventh confrontation was in the first leg of the group stage of the last edition of the African Champions League, and Al-Ahly and Sun Downs tied with two goals for each team in Cairo, and in the return match, the Red Giants lost by five to two goals in South Africa and were crowned champions in the end.
The last confrontation was in the first leg of the semi-finals of the African League, the new tournament that was held for the first time, and ended with Sun Downs winning by a clean goal, which brought them together in Pretoria.
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