Yahya Atiyatallah put Wydad ahead in the 27th minute before Mohamed Abdel Moneim equalized for Al-Ahli in the 78th minute.
Al-Ahly strengthened its record number of continental titles in the tournament, increasing its tally to 11 titles. They avenged their defeat in last year’s final, which was held at the same venue in a match where Wyatt won 2-0.
Al-Ahly continued their African dominance as it was the Red Fort’s third title in the last 4 seasons.
Waidad and Al-Ahli | Live coverage, second by second
Min 90 + 9 | The referee blew his whistle, declaring victory for Al-Ahly after a 1-1 draw.
Min 90 + 2| Al-Ahly’s substitute striker Mohamed Sharif wasted a complete isolation on Wydad goalkeeper Youssef Al-Mutti.
88th minute| A clear decline in Wydad’s level due to the current huge psychological pressure, Al-Ahly’s lack of focus on counter-attacks resulted in the match referee awarding 8 minutes of time instead of losing.
Minute 81 | A corner kick by Wydad, Amin Farhad rises to it, but he puts it over the crossbar.
Minute 78 | The equalizer for Al-Ahly. Mohamed Abdel Monim, the Al-Ahly defender, equalized for Al-Ahly with a brilliant header and gave the Red Fort all hope of winning an eleventh title.
65th minute | A direct free kick for Wydad by Jalal El Dhoudi goes wide of the field.
Minute 63 | Al-Ahly’s possession of the ball is matched by a more organized defensive compaction by Wydad’s side. Substitute Majidi Afsha tries to break in, but defensive pressure forces him to take the ball out for Wydad’s goal kick.
55th minute| A free kick for Al-Ahli on the edge of the Wydad penalty area was awarded to Ali Maaloul, but it was not taken.
48th minute| Al-Ahly start the second half attacking and equalizing to save their position, but Wyatt’s players are better positioned defensively.
Minute 46 | Start of second half
Min 45 + 5 | At the end of the first half, the impact of Wydad’s progress with a goal without reply, and this is a positive development for him to win the CAF Champions League trophy, as he succeeded in scoring outside his stadium. The leg ended with Al-Ahli winning (2-1).
Minute 27 | Waydad’s go-ahead goal… Continued pressure from Waydad and a direct free kick back into the Al-Ahli penalty area, Yahya Atiyatallah runs towards it and deposits it into the net.
13th minute| Ayoub Al-Amlud successfully penetrated Al-Ahly’s defense and hit a weak ball into Al-Shennawi’s hands.
Minute 9| Another direct free kick on the edge of the Al-Ahly penalty area, Ayoub Al-Amoud, to take it, and again Al-Shennawi grabbed it, in one of the most dangerous chances of the match so far.
Minute 5| A quick response from Waydad and Tasima earned Al-Ahly a direct free kick on the edge of the penalty area, which Yahya Atiyatallah took and Al-Shennawi made sure of it.
Minute 3 | An attacking start by Al-Ahly Gahraba’s side, he tried to penetrate from the left side and Wydad received a direct free kick on the edge of the penalty area, which was executed by Ali Malool, and the Wydad defense confirmed it. Removed.
First minute| Ethiopian match referee Emlak Decima blew his whistle to announce the start of the epic clash between Morocco’s Wydad and Egypt’s Al-Ahly in the second leg of the finals. will be looking for its eleventh title to improve its record, while defending champions Wydad will be looking to claim their fourth title.
Lineup of both teams