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Al Ahly Coach Reacts To Historic Champions League Win

Al Ahly head coach Marcel Koller has reacted to his side’s historic win over Medeama in the CAF Champions League on Friday.

According to KingFut, Al Ahly became the first Egyptian side to win in Kumasi, as they won 1-0 a couple days ago.

The Red Devils have now also qualified for the Champions League knockout stage, as they aim to defend their crown.

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“We are happy to win after a tough and complicated match,” Koller said after the game, as per Kingfut.

“We knew we had to motivate the players at half-time because the weather was tough, and we achieved the victory. We are now the first Egyptian team to win in this stadium.

“Medeama was strong and caused us problems, and it was difficult for us to play our football on this pitch.

“I learned a new lesson from today’s match, this is Africa and we must deal with all conditions.

“I asked the players at half time to have the will and determination to win, and they delivered what was asked of them, and since our arrival, our goal has been to win.

“Karim Walid had a great match. He didn’t take long to get into the match atmosphere, won all the challenges, and controlled the midfield. The injury he sustained is minor due to the great effort exerted.

“Wessam Abou Ali played his first match and ran a lot and pressed well as I wanted, and in the short time he participated, he appeared well.”

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