Monday, October 08, 2012

CAF CHAMPION LEAGUE: AL AHLY HOLDS SUNSHINE IN SIX GOAL THRILLER


Sunshine Stars of Nigeria played out a three all draw with Al Ahly of Egypt in a CAF champions league first leg semi-final on Saturday in Ijebu-Ode.

Record winners Ahly looked like they had got the game in the bag after they took a 2-0 lead through striker Mohamed ‘Geddo’ Nagy and Mahdy El Sayed after half an hour before sunshine reduced the deficit through Cameroonian midfielder Tamen Medrano

The Akure based side then equalized from the penalty spot through Dele Olorundare after a goal-bound Ajani Ibrahim was upended by Mohamed Nagy but the red devils from Cairo restored their lead a minute later when 25-year-old Nagy scored his second goal of the day.

However, sunshine defender Precious Osasco ensured the spoils were shared in the encounter when he fired his a 25-yard free kick past Elkramy to bring scores to 3-3.

Ahly enjoy the advantage going into second leg in Cairo in two weeks as they have scored three goals away from home.

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