- CAF Champions League 2017 final initial leg ends in draw
- Both sides measure early goals in Alexandria
- Second leg in Casablanca on 4 November
The firstÂ leg of a 2017 CAF Champions League finalÂ ended in a 1-1 pull between Al Ahly and Wydad Casablanca in Alexandria, Egypt.
The compare got off to a really sharp-witted start as hosts Al Ahly scored in a third notation by Momen Zakaria. Wydad answered with a idea of their possess only over 10 mins after interjection to in-form Achraf Bencharki, and conjunction side were means to find a winning idea for a rest of a match.
Al Ahly constructed copiousness of chances, generally in a second half, though a visitors were means to do adequate on a dusk to perplex Hossam El-Badry’s side.
Zakaria scored in a third notation after he perceived a pass outward a chastisement area before fast unleashing a shot with his left feet into a behind of a net.
Wydad Casablanca afterwards replied with a idea of their possess when Mohamed Ounajem pennyless by on a right side and delivered a glorious round for Bencharki to conduct in a equaliser.
Wydad will now horde Al Ahly in a second leg of a final on 4 Nov in Casablanca. The leader with a higher total measure will lift a CAF Champions League pretension and acquire a place during a FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017.