The two clubs that will face the final of the 43rd edition of the African Clubs Championship on Sunday, October 9, 2022 are now known.
Esperance Sportive of Tunis and Zamalek have secured their tickets against Club Africain of Tunis and Al Ahly of Cairo.
Facing the eternal rival of the Club Africain de Tunis, Esperance de Tunis has taken out the big game to win. A duel that was bitter. The Clubists had the perfect start of the game but will let go at 4mn of the halftime 11 to 15. At the second half, the foals of coach Ajroudi Walid have run in vain behind the score.
Tactically and technically well controlled, the game in the second half of the teammates of Jallouz Tareck is perfect. This leads to a clear victory of 22:30.
In the second semi-final, Al Ahly loses the chance to go to the final at 40 seconds from the end of the game. A pressure game, ideally managed by the Senegalese referee Abdoulaye Faye/Pape Diop. The two finalists of the Winners Cup in Niamey go to the locker room with a perfect tie 15-15.
The second half is a game of chess during which the coaches of Zamalek, Daniel Gordo and National Al Ahly, Abdelbary Hamada have tried to take control. An unsettled game, which finally played on a stroke of fate. At 25-25 with 39 seconds left, Al Ahly lost possession. The strike is lightning, Omar Mohamed takes over the dream of a second continental final in a row for Al Ahly (26-25).
Sunday at Hammamet stadium, will be exciting. Esperance will fight to keep the 43rd trophy of the clubs championship in Tunisia, Zamalek will be there trying to break its dream.