Ti­tle show­down un­der a cloud

The Herald (South Africa) - - Sport -

Al Ahly of Egypt take a 3-1 lead over Esper­ance of Tu­nisia to the Caf Cham­pi­ons League fi­nal sec­ond leg on Fri­day against a back­drop of a tar­nished African club foot­ball im­age.

The first leg in Alexan­dria last week­end was marred by two con­tro­ver­sial VAR (video as­sis­tant ref­eree) penal­ties for Ahly, with Walid Soli­man con­vert­ing both.

Fu­ri­ous Esper­ance play­ers and coaches ac­cused Ahly striker Walid Azaro of div­ing to win the first spot­kick and of feign­ing in­jury and tear­ing his shirt for the sec­ond. –

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