Al Ahly takes home league title

Daily Star Egypt Staff
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CAIRO: Two goals in the first 10 minutes set Al Ahly up for a 2-0 win over arch rivals Zamalek in the Cairo derby and a 31st Egyptian league title. Al Ahly needed only a draw to retain the championship but goals from international Emad Moteab and Mohamed Aboutrika settled the affair. With two matches left, Al Ahly cannot be caught after winning 21 of their 24 matches with three draws. They are 11 pointes clear of Zamalek, who are guaranteed to finish in second place Al Ahly, coached by the Portuguese Manuel Jose, is seeking to end the season unbeaten for a second successive year. The defending African champions have not lost a match in Egypt since June, 2004. Agencies

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