Ahly s South African coach Pitso Mosimane looks on during the CAF Champions League semi-final match between Egypt s al-Ahly and Algeria s ES Setif at the al-Salam stadium in Cairo on May 7, 2022. AFP
“ES Setif is a big team and we arrived to Algeria to win and score as the game is expected to be difficult,” Mosimane told a pre-game press conference.
The Cairo giants smashed 10-man ES Setif of Algeria 4-0 in Cairo on Saturday, getting them that much closer to the prestigious tournament’s final for a record-extending 15th time.
Ahly, who are favoured to qualify for their third consecutive CL final and 11th African title, seek to become the first team to win a hat-trick of straight CL crowns.
“We know that ES Setif will make use of the home and fans attendance, but we will play to score and return to Cairo with a ticket to the final,” the South African coach added.
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