Al Ahly crushed out Mamalodi Sundowns second time in row after second leg 1-1 draw to qualify for semifinals of Caf Champions League

Al Ahly have crushed out Mamelodi Sundowns for a second time in a row the make this season’s Caf Champions League semifinals.

It’s like the next version of last season’s encounter between Mamelodi Sundowns and Al Ahly after the Egyptians going through on 3-1 aggregate.

The defending Champions eliminated their South African opponents at same stage last season after winning the first leg in Cairo 2-0 before forcing Sundowns to a 1-1 draw in Pretoria.

Pitso Mosimane seems to know very better of his former team left for Manqoba Mngqithi and opened a comfortable 2-0 lead over the South African giants in this edition. Thanks to Mohamed Taher and Mohsen first half and second goals that sank Mamelodi Sundowns in the Egyptian capital.

Coming into today’s match, overturning the deficit would be a difficult one for Sundowns but Mngqithi was confident of squad boost.

Thembe Zwane who missed the first leg returned in today’s fixture replaced Motupa. However, Zwane’s return didn’t have major effect on Sundowns’ play as Yasser Ibrahim fired Ahly into an early lead.

Mamelodi Sundowns continued to enjoy possession but was wait to have the leveler on the 30’ minute mark after Mosa Lebusa went above Ahly defense to head home from insider the box.

Today’s victory will see Mosimane’s side face winner of Belouizdad and Esperance de Tunis who the two meet later today.

The Tunisian giants would have to overturn their 2-0 defeat from the first leg if they want a semifinals football of the African Champions League.

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