Not everyone can win the Champions League. It’s an amazing feeling.
This is pretty much how Pitso Mosimane summed up his latest success, guiding Al Ahly to their ninth CAF Champions League title with a 2-1 victory over Egyptian rivals Zamalek on Friday.
The Red Devils coach has become the only third coach in history to win the Caf Championship with three different teams after Oscar Fallone and Mahmoud El Gohary.
”Al Ahly have waited seven years for this. I told the boys ’let’s write a new history, our history’. And I think It’s only the beginning,” said Mosimane.
”It’s not easy. It’s tough. But I believe we can defend it next year.
Al Ahly took the lead early in the game through Amr el Solia after controlling the first five minutes.
The lead did not last long as Zamalek suddenly turned the game around.
Relentless pressure paid off with an astonishing equaliser from captain Shikabala before the break.
The second half was a tight affair, but Zamalek had the upper hand.
However, Mohamed ‘Afsha’ Magdy banged in the winner win six minutes to go and helped secure an epic win in Cairo.