Al-Ahly’s 20th continental title win was a miraculous achievement, continuing its status at the top of the list of world clubs with the most continental titles. Emad Moteab scored against Ivory Coast’s Séwé Sport during the last moments of the final of the African Confederation Cup, which Al-Ahly won for the first time.
Al-Ahly has a long and successful history, having participated in unforgettable tournaments and scored goals that can never be erased from memory. Emad Moteab’s goal is number 434 in Al-Ahly’s African tournament history. Moteab scored his deadly goal in extra time to grant the “Red Fort” more glory and a new championship title.
Al-Ahly shook the nets for the first time during the tournament through its legendary star Mahmoud Al-Khateeb during the round of 16 in the CAF Champions League in 1976. Al-Khateeb’s scored the match-winning goal but Al-Ahly had already lost 3-0 in an away game in Algiers and left the tournament shortly thereafter.
StrikerHossam Hassan took his turn and was recorded in the honorary records of the Al-Ahly club after scoring the club’s 100th African goal in the semi-finals of the African Cup Winners’ Cup. The match qualified Al-Ahly for the final, due to a previous score of 0-0, and Al-Ahly went on to win the championship .
Former Al-Ahly striker Mohamed Farouq scored the club’s 200th African goal in the round of 16 in the 2000 CAF Champions League in Burundi’s Vital’O FC. The 3-0 Al-Ahly win ensured its entry in the group stage despite the 2-1 loss in the first leg in Burundi, and the team did not completed the journey till the end of the tournament.
Goal number 300 went to Emad Moteab during the semi-finals of the CAF Champions League in 2006 in Ivory Coast’s ASEC Mimosas. The game ended with a 2-0 Al-Ahly victory despite a 2-1 loss previously. Al-Ahly was able to win this historic tournament due to Abou Trika netting a famous goal against Tunisia CSS’s in the Rades Stadium.
Moteab was close to the target of 400 but fate allowed Ahmed Abdel Zaher, Al-Ahly striker, the opportunity to become part of Al-Ahly’s African history. Abdel Zaher scored goal number 400, representing his first African goal while wearing the Al-Ahly jersey. It came against Kenya’s Tusker FC during the round of 32 of the CAF Champions League in 2013, after which Al-Ahly won the title.
Al-Ahly has played in every African championship so far, playing 288 matches, winning 147, tying 76, and losing 65. Al-Ahly scored 434 times and conceded 220 goals.
Translated From Al-Masry Al-Youm