Africa Roundup: Ahly Coach Mosimane Catches 'the Big Fish'
Umer Jamshaid 2 months ago Sat 28th November 2020 | 07:20 PM
Johannesburg, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 28th Nov, 2020 ) :Al Ahly coach Pitso Mosimane has reacted to a 2-1 victory over arch rivals Zamalek in the CAF Champions League final by tweeting "I had to come to the Nile River to catch the big fish".
Both Mosimane successes came against Zamalek, with Sundowns in 2016 and with Ahly this weekend as Mohamed 'Afsha' Magdy scored a spectacular winner five minutes from time behind closed doors in Cairo.
Fullone won back-to-back titles with ASEC Mimosas of the Ivory Coast and Raja Casablanca of Morocco in 1998 and 1999 and El Gohary masterminded the 1982 and 1993 victories of Ahly and Zamalek respectively.
He will replace compatriot Anthony Okpotu at the club that lifted the Tunisian Cup for the first time recently by shocking four-time African champions Esperance.
The 25-year-old began his professional career with Wassaman United in 2011 and moved to AshantiGold one year later.
Atbara and KVZ are both making second appearances in the African equivalent of the UEFA Europa League having previously suffered preliminary round losses.
Middendorp succeeds Eric Tinkler, the former South Africa midfielder who was fired after a disastrous start to the season.
Kenema, who are making a second successive appearance in the competition, impressed during the first half and were unlucky to trail at half-time.
The Guineans had been expected to build an aggregate lead as they seek to emulate compatriots Horoya, who reached the semi-finals of the second-tier African club competition last season.
Renaissance host the return match in N'Djamena next weekend hoping to achieve a rare Chadian victory in a CAF club competition.
The deal is reportedly worth 140,000 Euros ($165,000) and comes two months before his contract with the Ghanaian club expires and he would become a free agent.