Al Ahly nominated for major award

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Pitso Mosimane's Al Ahly have been nominated for a major award alongside European giants such as Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich.

The Red Devils have received a nomination for the Globe Soccer Awards' Best Men's Club of the Year prize after a successful 2021 saw them win the CAF Champions League a record-extending 10th time.

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Mosimane's men also won the CAF Super Cup and impressed at the 2021 edition of the Club World Cup before losing to Bayern in the semi-finals, although they narrowly missed out on the 2020/21 Egyptian Premier League title to Zamalek. .

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Other teams nominated for the award include Spanish champions Atletico Madrid, UEFA Champions League winners Chelsea, 2020/21 Premier League victors Manchester City and UEFA Europa League title holders Villarreal.

The Globe Soccer Awards are annually organised by the European Club Association in conjunction with the European Association of Player's Agents, according to KingFut.

Al Ahly won the Top Title Winners of Middle East prize at the 2020 edition of the awards.

The ceremony will be held in the United Arab Emirates on 27 December.

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