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Baxter, returning from the ordeal of cancer, is armed with a single victory against Musimani in the African final


Al-Ahly team, led by South African Betso Musimani, will face a difficult test at nine o'clock this evening, Saturday, when it faces Kaizer Chiefs led by Englishman Stuart Baxter in the final of the African Champions League, to be held in Morocco, and the Genie is looking for crowning his tenth title to record an unforgettable historical achievement for the Red Castle.


This is the fourth match between the coaches of the two teams, and the previous three matches saw Musimani winning in two matches, while Baxter won in one match.


Baxter asked his players to write history and register their names in letters of gold in the memory of South African football to crown the title tonight, and the Kaizer Chiefs had never reached the final before facing Al-Ahly, where he would have a chance to win the title for the first time, and raise his country's balance to 3 titles, and Stewart Baxter is considered One of the well-known coaches in African football after he managed to lead the South African team in the 2019 Nations Cup and eliminated the Pharaohs from the round of 16, but he left the job due to suffering from cancer.

 

The 66-year-old led the Kaizer Chiefs from 2012 to 2015 and achieved many achievements, foremost of which was winning the South African League on two occasions.

Al-Ahly’s appearance in the Champions League final for the fourth time in the last 5 years, after recording its presence in the 2017, 2018 and 2020 editions, and in the current edition, in search of enhancing its record number of title wins.


Al-Ahly won the African Championship in the years (1982, 1987, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2020) and was unlucky to win the title in the years (1983, 2007, 2017, 2017 and 2018).

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