Ahly's Koller promises a spectacular showdown in Cairo against Esperance

Mahmoud Elassal , Sunday 19 May 2024

Following their away goalless draw against Esperance in the first leg of the CAF Champions League final, Ahly's Swiss coach, Marcel Koller, has pledged to deliver an enthralling performance in the upcoming home second leg.

File Photo: Ahly s Coach Marcel Koller. Photo Courtesy of Ahly official X account.


After their goalless draw in Rades, the Egyptian giants are now on course for a record-extending 12th Champions League title.

"It was a challenging game, as we anticipated," Koller expressed during the post-match press conference.

"We faced significant difficulties in the first half, but we improved our performance in the second half," he added.

Defending champions Ahly will now welcome Esperance to the Cairo International Stadium on 25 May for the decisive second leg of this prestigious tournament.

"In Cairo, we aim to showcase a distinct performance and capitalize on our home advantage to secure the title," affirmed the Swiss tactician.

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