This Is African Football: Al Ahly v Zamalek, CAF Champions League Final Preview

The all-Egyptian CAF Champions League final between Al Ahly and Zamalek Friday is the ultimate club match in Africa, pitting the greatest rivals in the continent against each other for the most valued trophy.World Soccer magazine has ranked clashes between the Cairo clubs among the 10 fiercest in the world and, before the coronavirus pandemic, they drew capacity crowds whenever they play.Now, after five Ahly wins and three draws in eight Champions League matches against Zamalek at group and semi-final levels, they meet for the $2.5 million (2.1 mn euro) first prize.