ASW: Al Ahly 2-2 Zesco United - As It Happened - CCL

ASW: Al Ahly 2-2 Zesco United - As It Happened - CCL
Clatous Chama of Zesco (right)

by BackPageTXT

Friday Aug 12, 2016. 23:37

Hello and welcome to the CAF Champions League Group A encounter between Egyptian giants Al Ahly and Zambian side Al Ahly at the Borg El Arab Stadium in Alexandria.

Line ups:

Al Ahly XI: Adel, Fathi, Rabia, Samir, Rahil, Ashour, Ghaly, Zakaria, El-Said, Maaloul, Gamal.

Zesco United XI: Banda, Silwimba, Oluwafemi, Bahn, Odhiambo, Chaila, Mtonga, Chama, Chingandu, Mwanza, Were


Full-Time: Ahly 2-2 Zesco

93' Zesco keeper Banda goes down injured and the referee stops play

92' The home side are now pressing for the winning goal

90' The fourth official has added five minutes.

87' Ahly's experienced striker Moteab's acrobatic effort beats Banda in Zesco goal

85' GOAL - Moteab makes it 2-2.

83' Mbombo bursts into the Ahly box, but the striker is denied a shooting chance and the home side clear the ball away

76' The visitors are awarded a free-kick just outside the Ahly box and Mwanza places it over the crossbar

74' Zesco goalkeeper Banda comes out to deny Ahly a shooting chance

70' Ahly are still dominating possession as they look to restore parity

65' Zesco sub: Ching'andu OUT, Mbombo IN

63' Zesco sub: Mtonga OUT, IN Akumu

60' Zesco still leading 2-1

57' El-Said tries his luck from range and his attempt is deflected out for a corner-kick

48' Gamal's shot from the right goes over the crossbar as Ahly search for an early second-half goal

45 Second-half underway

47' Half-Time: Ahly 1-2 Zesco

45' The fourth official has added two minutes

42' CLOSE! A cross from the left finds Gamal inside the Zesco box and the Ahly star heads the ball inches wide of the target

40' It is still 2-1 to the visitors

38' Zesco striker Were beat his marker and fired past Abdel with a low shot

35' GOAL - Were restores Zesco's lead. 2-1

33' Rabia pounced inside the Zesco box following a corner-kick and he scored from close range

30' GOAL - Rabia makes it 1-1 for Ahly

25' A shot from Ahly captain Ghaly inside the Zesco box goes wide of the Zesco goal-posts

23' Ahly are awarded a free-kick in a promising area and Maaloul places it inches wide of the target

19' Zesco attacker Mwanza bursts into the Ahly box and he fires over the crossbar

16' The home side's head coach Martin Jol is shouting instructions from the touchline

14' Ahly now pressing Zesco for the equalizing goal

11' It remains 1-0 to Zesco.

8' A cross from the right found Were at the far-post and the attacker headed home to give Zesco the lead.

6' GOAL - Were makes it 1-0 to Zesco

3' The visitors Zesco have started this match brightly and Abdel punches away a long ball which was played into the Ahly box

2' Zesco attacker Were forces Ahly goalkeeper Abdel into a low save at his near-post

Game underway

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