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Al Ahly to Host Raja in CAF Champions League

Sat 16 Apr 2022 | 10:54 AM
Mohamed Helba

Al Ahly of Egypt are set to host Raja of Morocco in the first leg of the CAF Champions League quarter-final.

The match will kick off at 22:00 CLT.

The ten-time African champions qualified for the last eight after occupying the second place in Group A following their three wins, a draw and two defeats.

On the other hand, Raja powered into the quarter-finals after occupying the first position with 15 points in group B.

The history of both teams' clashes is as follows

Both teams have previously met on nine occasions; Al Ahly won five compared to two victories for Raja, while the draw decided the two other clashes.

This clash will be the first clash between both teams in the knock out stages, as the two teams played before in the Champions League in the group stage in the 1999, 2002, and 2005 seasons.

During their previous confrontations in the CAF Champions League, the Red Devils won once, while Raja secured three victories and the draw settled the other three encounters.

The next encounter between both teams at Cairo Stadium will be the seventh between both teams in the CAF Champions League.

The biggest win between both teams was for Al Ahly in the Arab Club Champions Cup 3-1 in 1997.

The clash, which took place on October 18th, 2002, saw the highest numbers of goals scored within a single match as both teams settled a six-goal thriller.