A goalless draw decides the result of the first half of the match between Al-Ahly and Simba of Tanzania

The first half of the match between Al-Ahly and Simba of Tanzania ended in a goalless draw, in a half that did not meet the expectations of the Red Castle fans and gave the competing team the hope of snatching the ticket to the semi-finals of the African Champions League from Cairo.



The Red Giant will meet his Tanzanian counterpart in the second leg of the quarter-finals of the African Championship, at Cairo International Stadium.


The first half witnessed the appearance of Al-Ahly club players with a modest performance. On the goal, as a result of advancing by one goal without a response in the first leg held in Dar es Salaam. The Red Genie did not pose any real danger to the opposing team’s goal except through a goal by Anthony Modest at the beginning of the first half, which was disallowed due to offside.


As a result of the absence of the Red Genie character from the game, In the first half, the Tanzanian team Simba’s hopes of qualifying were renewed and they began to appear inside Al-Ahly’s penalty area with more than one dangerous ball, which Mustafa Schubert succeeded in blocking in an unbelievable way to protect his net from receiving goals that would put the defending champion out of his title defense.< /p>


A few minutes before the end of the first half, Anthony Modeste scored a second goal, canceling out his presence in the offside position, so the first half ended in a goalless draw, with Al-Ahly leading by one goal in the first leg.



Marcel Kohler the technical director of the first football team at Al-Ahly club, started the match with a formation consisting of:

The Al-Ahly formation was as follows:


In the goalkeeper: Mustafa Schubert.


In the defense line: Mohamed Abdel Moneim, Rami Rabia, Mohamed Hani, Ali Maaloul .


In the midfield: Amr Al-Soulia, Marwan Attia, Ahmed Kouka, Hussein Al-Shahat, Reda Selim.


< p>In the attacking line: Anthony Modeste.


It is noteworthy that Al-Ahly defeated Tanzania’s Simba in their home match in the first leg with an unanswered goal scored by Ahmed Nabil Kouka. The winner of the match between Al-Ahly and its Tanzanian counterpart is scheduled to meet the winner of the match between Congolese Mazembe and Angola’s Petro Atlético in the semi-finals of the African Championship.

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