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BREAKING:Al Ahly Win CAF Super Cup In Dramatic Fashion

Taher Mohamed and Akram Tawfik assumed key parts as Al Ahly of Egypt edged Raja Casablanca of Morocco 6-5 on punishments later a 1-1 attract to win a CAF Super Cup thrill ride in Qatar on Wednesday.

Mohamed evened out during the last moment of customary time in Al Rayyan, shooting a low shot into the side of the net subsequent to being set up by South African Percy Tau.

Raja had driven from the thirteenth moment when an Abdelilah Madkour shot redirected off Yassir Ibrahim into the net at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, one of eight 2022 World Cup scenes.

In a heavenly display of punishment taking, the clubs changed five each over to send the shootout to abrupt passing.

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Tawfik pushed Ahly ahead for a 6th time frame with a kick that allowed Raja goalkeeper Anas Zniti no opportunity before an enormous group in the 45,000-limit ground.

Madkour needed to score to keep Raja in conflict, yet he bursted his shot over the crossbar and Ahly commended a record-expanding eighth Super Cup achievement.

“My group showed brilliant soul — they never acknowledged that rout was inescapable,” said South Africa-conceived Ahly mentor Pitso Mosimane.

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Mosimane, who joined Ahly in 2019 from Pretoria club Mamelodi Sundowns, has won six CAF club titles, two not as much as record-holder Manuel Jose, the Portuguese who had two spells responsible for Ahly.

In the other burrow was Belgian Marc Wilmots, who joined Raja last month and will expect a more fruitful second stretch in Africa in the wake of enduring only a half year as mentor of the Ivory Coast.

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The nail-gnawing achievement affirmed Ahly as the predominant power in Africa with 23 titles — 10 in the CAF Champions League, eight in the Super Cup, four in the Cup Winners Cup and one in the Confederation Cup.

TP Mazembe from the Democratic Republic of Congo and another Egyptian club, Zamalek, share second spot with 11 titles each.

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