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Ahly vs Sfaxien in CAF Super Cup in Egypt February

Egypt's Ahly set to face Tunisian Sfaxien in the CAF Super Cup in Egypt, at a date in February to be decided

Mahmoud Elassal, Thursday 26 Dec 2013
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Ahly won the African Champions League title after beating South Africa's Orlando Pirates in the final last month (Photo: AP)
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African Champions League winners Ahly will host Confederation Cup Tunisian title holder Sfaxien in the annual CAF Super Cup in Egypt on 21, 22 or 23 February, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced Thursday.

"CAF have sent a formal letter to the Egyptian Football Association informing them by the date of the African Super Cup between Ahly and Sfaxien," read a statement on the EFA website.

The Cairo giants Ahly won the African Champions League title after beating South Africa's Orlando Pirates in the final game in November. Sfaxien also won the Confederation Cup title after beating TP Mazembe Englebert of DR Congo.

"The CAF asked the EFA to choose between 21, 22 and 23 February as a definite date for the anticipated game," the statement added.

"They also recommended playing it on 22 February for organisational reasons." statement concluded.

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