Al Ahly & Esperance Set for Thrilling TotalEnergies CAF Champions League Final

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African football fans are in for a treat as two of the continent’s giants, Al Ahly and Esperance, prepare to clash in the TotalEnergies CAF Champions League final, Owosports.com.ng reports.

 

 

The highly anticipated two-legged encounter promises to be an epic battle for supremacy, with the first leg scheduled for May 18 in Tunis and the return leg in Cairo a week later.

 

Al Ahly, the record 11-time winners, are seeking an unprecedented fourth title in five years, while Esperance aims to repeat their 2018 triumph over the Egyptian heavyweights. The Tunisian giants have been in impressive form, demonstrating their resilience and tactical discipline as they overcame Mamelodi Sundowns in the semi-finals.

 

Led by the irrepressible Percy Tau, Al Ahly boasts a star-studded squad that has consistently delivered on the continent’s biggest stage. However, they face a formidable opponent in Esperance, who have a reputation for upsetting the odds. The Tunisians’ goalkeeper, Amanullah Memmich, has been in inspired form, and his heroics will be crucial if they hope to spring a surprise.

 

The stage is set for a thrilling finale, with two of African football’s most successful teams vying for the coveted title. Will Al Ahly maintain their dominance, or will Esperance pull off an upset? The football world waits with bated breath as these two heavyweights prepare to clash in what promises to be an unforgettable encounter.

 

Date: May 18 (first leg) and May 25 (return leg)

 

Venue: Stade de Tunis (first leg) and Cairo International Stadium (return leg)

 

Teams: Al Ahly (Egypt) vs. Esperance (Tunisia)

 

Prize: TotalEnergies CAF Champions League title and a spot in the FIFA Club World Cup.

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