Al Ahly sealed a precious 1-0 victory over Al Duhail SC on Thursday to book a place in the FIFA Club World Cup semi-finals.
The Red Eagles’ victory over Al Duhail SC is their fourth victory in the competition’s history and are now holding the record of most wins for an African and Arab team in the competition’s history, surpassing Raja Casablanca who won three matches in two appearances in the competition.
Al Ahly comes fifth in the list of the clubs with most wins throughout the competition and need only one victory to jump to the third position behind Real Madrid and Barcelona, who won 10 and 7 matches respectively.
The Eagles cemented their position in the list ahead of many European superpowers like English giants Manchester United and Liverpool.
Also, Al Ahly reached the semi-finals for the third time, becoming the Arab and African club with most appearances in the Club World Cup semis.
Al Ahly will face European champions Bayern Munich on Monday.