Ahly leave it late to win Confed Cup

CAF Confederation Cup

The Egyptians got a vital away goal in the first leg in Abidjan, meaning Emad Meteb's 95th-minute goal at the Cairo International Stadium was enough despite a 2-2 aggregate draw.

Sewe hit the woodwork in the first half through Hermann Kouao and first-leg goalscorer Roger Assale was causing problem for Al Ahly's defence.

However, after the break Ramadan Sobhy and Walid Soliman started to make inroads for the home side.

Deep onto stoppage time Al Ahly had a strong penalty appeal waved away as Soliman was fouled by Sewe captain Souleymane Dembele but they were not to be denied.

Meteb rose unmarked to head home Soliman’s cross to score the crucial goal as the Egyptian club became just the second to win the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup.

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