Club African and Entente Setif win UNAF trophies

Mahmoud Mohamed, Friday 24 Dec 2010

Tunisian side Club African win the UNAF Champions Cup after beating Algerian MC Alger and Entente de Setif dominate Al-Nasr Ben Ghazi in the Cup final

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Akrout scored the equalizer against MC Alger

The Tunisian champions Club Africain held Algerian heavyweights MC Alger 1-1, on Thursday in Algiers, to clinch the North Africa Football Union (UNAF) Champions’ Cup final after their 2-0 home win a few days earlier.

Tunisian midfielder Amir Akrout, 55, canceled the hosts’ early lead through Abdel-Malek’s penalty kick in the 19th minute to claim the title on a 3-1 aggregate.

Two days earlier Algerian Cup holders Entente de Setif emerged as winners of the 2010 UNAF Cup winners Cup edition after defeating  Libyan team Al-Nasr Benghazi 3-2 in the final second leg.

They had already a hand on the cup after their first leg 3-1 win in Benghazi.

The UNAF inter-clubs competitions have just been introduced in 2008 and features winners of the domestic member associations namely Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia.

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