CAIRO: Egyptian giants Al Ahly have added yet another crown to their illustrious roll of honour by winning the African Supercup, defeating Leopards Dolisie of Congo by 2-1.
This was a fifth victory in the last 11 years for the football club at the centre of the Egyptian turbulence of the past year since the Port Said stadium disaster.
Teenager Rami Rabiea opened the scoring for African champions Al Ahly in the 55th minute before the experienced Mohamed Barakat added a second goal in the 72nd.
Leopards captain Rudi Ndey pulled a goal back in the 77th minute and the Confederation Cup holders almost snatched an equaliser when a last-gasp effort was cleared off the line.
The visitors also hit the upright in the first half and forced a point-blank save from Al Ahli goalkeeper Sherif Ekrami midway through the second half.
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