Mohamed El-Shennawy, goalkeeper of the first football team at Al-Ahly Club, expressed his happiness at defeating Esperance by three goals without a response, in the first leg of the semi-finals of the African Champions League, which was held at Hammadi Al-Aqrabi Stadium.
Al-Shennawi said, “We had great respect for the Esperance team, and everyone was focused on winning and returning to Cairo with a positive result before the return match, which was achieved by winning with three goals without a response.”
Al-Shennawi added, “We knew that the first-leg match would be difficult against an experienced team in the African championships. We will celebrate the victory today, and starting tomorrow, we will start preparing for the return match, and we will talk to the players that the team has not decided to qualify for the final match.”
Al-Shennawy concluded his speech by stressing Al-Ahly’s eligibility to win over Al-Taraji, and said that the focus and insistence on winning were clear during the two halves of the match, until the players succeeded in translating this control into three goals.
Yasser Ibrahim: We studied Esperance well, and we dedicate the victory to Al-Ahly fans
Yasser Ibrahim, defender of Al-Ahly’s first football team, spoke after beating Taraji 3-0 in the first leg of the semi-finals of the African Champions League, and said that Al-Ahly deserved this victory and this result, after the great focus that the team showed during the two halves of the match.
Al-Ahly defender added that the technical staff studied the Esperance team well, which helped the players to appear at this level in the match, and achieve a heavy result against a large team of the size of Esperance with its popularity and championships.
He explained that Al-Ahly must close the first-leg match page, starting tomorrow, to focus on the return match in Cairo, to settle the ticket to qualify for the final.
Yasser Ibrahim concluded his speech by dedicating the victory over Al-Taraji by three to Al-Ahly fans.
And Yasser Ibrahim said, We dedicate this victory to the fans, and we are waiting for them in the return match to support us and continue the journey in the Champions League until the end.
Kahraba: We played a great match against Esperance, and our goal is to win the title
Mahmoud Abdel Moneim Kahraba, player of the first football team at Al-Ahly Club, said that the team played a great match against Esperance de Tunis in the first leg of the semi-finals of the African Champions League, by winning 3-0 at Hammadi Al-Aqrabi Stadium in Brades.
He explained that the team had a state of intense focus, imposed its style and control from the beginning, and this effort culminated in three goals that will play a role in the return match in Cairo.
He added, “We played an excellent game in Tunisia, and a second game remains in Cairo, which we will work to win, and we will not delay in presenting everything we have in the return match, and certainly our goal is to win the African title.”
And he continued, “We faced a strong opponent, but we had great insistence on adhering to the instructions of the coaching staff, and we are working hard towards qualifying for the final match.”
Kahraba indicated that his focus is largely on training and matches, which helps him appear in this way, in addition to the support he finds from his teammates, pointing out that everyone is at the heart of one man in order to make the fans happy, who are the main supporter of the team.
Marawan Attia: The focus behind beating Esperance by three
Marwan Attia, the player of the first football team at Al-Ahly club, spoke after the 3-0 victory over Esperance, in the first-leg match for the semi-finals of the African Champions League, which was held in Tunisia, and said that the focus shown by all the team’s elements during the two halves of the match was the direct reason behind achieving this. The big score.
He added that between the two halves of the match, the technical staff gave instructions to the team to be focused, not to rush, and to play calmly, and this was behind the team scoring two additional goals, to complete the trilogy and make Al-Ahly fans happy everywhere.
Marwan explained that the return match in Cairo will be much more difficult than the first leg, because it is the final match.
He said: The ball has no big deal and does not recognize logical calculations, and that is why we will completely close the first-leg result page, and we will all focus on the return match in Cairo.
Maaloul: Al-Ahly’s personality behind the victory over Al-Taraji
Ali Maaloul, player of the Al-Ahly first-team football team, confirmed that the 3-0 victory over Tunisia’s Esperance Club at his home in Brades is an important step in the competition for the CAF Champions League title.--
Maaloul explained that Esperance is a great team and has players with great experience and potential, and that Al-Ahly dealt with the meeting with great respect, and succeeded in presenting a strong offer from the beginning.
He pointed out that the team possesses the personality of Al-Ahly, the champion team, which pushes everyone towards presenting their best on the field, pointing out that the team’s journey in the championship was very difficult, especially in the group stage.
The Tunisian player expressed his pride in the statements of Nabil Maaloul, the coach of the Esperance team, that he is one of the best players in the team, pointing out that it is a certificate he is proud of from a coach with a big name in Tunisian football.
Maaloul stressed his great happiness with the support and support he finds from the club’s fans, and wished that success would be an ally for the team until the crowning of the title.
Al-Shahat: Our gains are many by defeating Esperance, and we are taking the return match very seriously
Hussein Al-Shahat, the first-team football player at Al-Ahly club, expressed his happiness at the team’s victory over the Tunisian Esperance Club, by 3 goals, in the first leg of the African Champions League semi-finals.
He said that the team achieved many gains after beating Esperance by three, which confirmed that the team has a great personality, and gave everyone confidence and great motivation to reach the final match.
He pointed out that the return match in Cairo will be played by the team very seriously, especially since Esperance will resort to attacking to compensate for its loss by three at home, which everyone within the team is aware of.
Al-Shahat stressed that the team deals with each match differently, and everyone will prepare appropriately, hoping that Al-Ahly will succeed in regaining the African title again.
Koehler: “I congratulate the players on their victory over Esperance.. and we are waiting for the masses to attend in the second leg
Marcel Koller, coach of the first football team at Al-Ahly Club, expressed his satisfaction with the victory over Esperance by three goals without a response, during the match that brought the two teams together yesterday evening at Hammadi Al-Aqrabi Stadium in Tunisia, in the first leg of the CAF Champions League semi-finals.
Kohler said: “I am happy with the result and the performance during the Esperance match. We started the match well and succeeded in scoring an early goal, but we left the ball to the Esperance players, and therefore I spoke to the players between the two halves about the need to calm down and focus, which appeared in the second half.”
Koller continued, “We were keen to make some tactical changes in the second half, and the players’ focus contributed to our appearance in a distinguished way and the end of the match in favor of Al-Ahly with three goals without a response.”
Koller continued, “The technical staff was keen to celebrate with the players after winning the Egyptian Super Championship last week, then the staff, after returning from the Emirates, began to focus on facing Taraji in the Champions League.”
Kohler indicated that the team has not yet decided to qualify for the final round, stressing that Al-Ahly will enter the second leg as a decisive match, leaving the first-leg result as if it had not happened.
Kohler sent a congratulatory message to Al-Ahly fans, wishing them to be present in abundance in the return match with Esperance next Friday at the Cairo International Stadium.
Shirts: We are happy with the victory over Esperance in Tunisia, and we are preparing strongly for the return match in Cairo
Sami Shirts, the general coach of the first football team at Al-Ahly Club, expressed his happiness at the victory over Esperance by three goals without a response, in the first-leg match for the semi-finals of the African Champions League competition, which was held yesterday evening at Hammadi Al-Aqrabi Stadium in Tunisia.
Shirts said after the match: “I congratulate Al-Ahly fans and the players on winning by three goals, and it was within our reach to achieve victory with a greater result, but thank God for this great victory against a great team.”
“We have not decided to qualify for the final, but beating a big team by three away goals is a big step that brings us closer to qualifying,” Qamans added.
Shirts continued: “The technical staff of the team has studied the Esperance team in a distinguished way during the last period, and we will work to qualify in the return match, for which we are preparing strongly from tomorrow, to achieve a positive result and celebrate with our fans our qualification for the final.”