Let's make 10th CAF Champions League title, says Ahly coach Mosimane

Mahmoud Elassal , Sunday 27 Jun 2021

Cairo giants Ahly defeated Esperance 4-0 in the Champions League semifinals on aggregate to reach the final game of the prestigious continental tournament

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Ahly's coach Pitso Mosimane (C) reacts during the second leg of the CAF champions league semi-final football match between Egypt's al-Ahly and Tunisia's Esperance Sportive de Tunis at al-Salam Stadium on the eastern outskirts of Egypt's capital Cairo on June 26, 2021. AFP

Ahly coach Pitso Mosimane has expressed his pleasure after beating Esperance of Tunisia in the African Champions League semifinals, confirming the Red Devils will fight to snatch the 10th title.

Champions League title holders, Ahly put Esperance to the sword with a ruthless display of attacking football in the second half to reach the final for a second straight season with an impressive 3-0 home win on Saturday. 

The Cairo giants Ahly defeated Esperance 4-0 in the Champions League semifinals on aggregate to reach the final game of the prestigious continental tournament.

"Yes! We’re going to do it. Let’s make it 10!, Ahly are phenomenal!," Mosimane wrote on his official Facebook account after the game against Esperance.

Ahly are scheduled to face South Africa's Kaizer Chiefs in next month's decider in Casablanca after the South Africans reached their first ever final with a shock 1-0 aggregate victory over Morocco's Wydad.

The 56-year-old, coach Mosimane celebrated the victory over Esperance as well as reaching the Champions League final game as he wrote on his facebook page "CHAMP𝟏𝟎NS loading…"

"Well played coach, technical team and players! We couldn’t have done it without the strong support from the President, board and supporters," Mosimane said.

"Two incredible legs played, now onto the CAF Champions League final. We’re with you all the way," the South African coach added.

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