Mamelodi Sundowns out to stun Al Ahly

Mamelodi Sundowns out to stun Al Ahly
Thapelo Morena of Mamelodi Sundowns challenged by Musa Nyatama of Orlando Pirates during the Absa Premiership 2018/19 match between Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns at Orlando Stadium, Johannesburg on 01 May 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Friday Apr 05, 2019. 09:00

Mamelodi Sundowns will battle with Al Ahly in the 2018/19 CAF Champions League encounter on Saturday.

Kick-off is at 15h00 CAT.

The quarter-final first-leg match will be played at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in the South African city of Pretoria.

The South African giants booked their place in the last eight after finishing second in Group B.

They are unbeaten at home in this season's Champions League having recorded five consecutive victories.

Themba Zwane, who netted three times in the group stage, will look to inspire Sundowns to victory at home.

Meanwhile, Al Ahly eased into the knockout stages after winning Group D.

The Egyptian champions have struggled on the road in this season's tournament having registered three defeats, four wins and one draw.

Al Ahly will look to their star attacker Karim Walid (Nedved), who scored twice in the group stage.

Senegalese referee Maguette N'Diaye will be in charge of the game between Sundowns and Al Ahly.

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