Print Edition - 2017-10-03  |  Sports Digest

Sahel edge Ahly in a thriller


Oct 3, 2017-

Etoile Sahel edged Egyptian visitors Al Ahly 2-1 in a CAF Champions League semi-final first leg thriller on Sunday to succeed where fellow Tunisians Esperance failed. Alaya Brigui gave the home team the lead on 16 minutes at the Stade Olympique in Mediterranean resort Sousse. Substitute Salah Gomaa levelled on 66 minutes only for Mohamed Amine Ben Amor to put Etoile ahead again eight minutes later. The clubs meet again on a date to be decided during the weekend of October 20-22 at the 87,000-capacity Borg el Arab Stadium outside Alexandria. 

Published: 03-10-2017 08:59

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