Al Ahly SC thrashed Kaizer Chiefs FC 3-0 within the closing of the 2021 CAF Champions League on the Stade Mohammed V in Morocco to select up a record-extending tenth CAF Champions League title for the Egyptian facet.
Both sides tried to wrest management in a intently fought first half with out discovering the web. The sport was turned on its head when Chiefs midfielder Happy Mashiane picked up a yellow card for a foul, which was subsequently upgraded to a pink card within the final minute of the primary half. With the Chiefs right down to 10 males, the Red Devils had a area day within the second half of the sport as striker Mohamed Sherif opened the scoring after simply 53 minutes. Mohamed Majdi Afsha added a second for them within the sixty fourth minute as they seemed to run away with the title earlier than Amr Alsoulia scored within the 74th minute to place the sport to mattress and cap off a dominant show by the perennial winners. Super Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi was in purpose for the Chiefs all through the sport, and ex-Shooting Stars and Dream staff striker Junior Ajayi was a Ninetieth-minute substitute for Al Ahly.
The title was Al Ahly’s tenth, a file within the CAF Champions League. It additionally marked their third time of profitable the title back-to-back after they gained it in 2020, as effectively. Al Ahly’s South African coach Pitso Mosimane has develop into probably the most profitable African coach within the historical past of the competitors after securing his third title following earlier wins with Mamelodi Sundowns and Al Ahly. The Red Devils will symbolize the African continent on the 2021 Club World Cup in Japan.