Al Ahly, ES Setif book CAFCL semi-final spots
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Al Ahly, ES Setif book CAFCL semi-final spots

Al Ahly beat Raja Casablanca, ES Setif beat Espérance

Al Ahly and ES Setif have booked their places in the Caf Champions Leagues semi-final after securing aggregate wins in the quarterfinal games.

The defending champions Al Ahly of Egypt had to overcome Raja Casablanca and their roaring home fans in their second leg clash on Friday.

After a tough 2-1 win in the first leg, Al Ahly fought for a 1-1 draw at the Mohammed V stadium where over 60,000 fans occupied a 45,000 capacity stadium.

Fabrice Luamba Ngoma 5th minutes strike put Raja Casablanca up before Mohamed Abdelmonem equalised in the 44th minute.

After a 3-2 aggregate win Al Ahly secured  a place in the last four for the third consecutive seasons.

The other quarterfinal played today saw ES Setif secured a 1-0 away win against Espérance of Tunis.

Abdelmoumene Djabou scored the only goal as the Algerian club side secured an aggregate 1-0 win against Espérance.

Tope Adefala

Tope Adefala is an experienced sports writer, editor, and web designer. A former editor at Sportlineng.com. Talks sports with a great bias for Basketball, Tennis, Field Hockey and Football. Presently the media officer of Nigeria Hockey Federation. I have been in the business of Sports communication and marketing for more than 10 years. Not forgetting that I won West African University Games, Nigeria University Games gold medals. You can find me on Twitter @1topham.

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