African Champions League: Al Ahly and Esperance set for final

Al Ahly of Egypt and Tunisia’s Esperance will meet in the final of the African Champions League

Al Ahly of Egypt and Tunisia’s Esperance admit it will be a tough task to win this year’s African Champions League title.

The Egyptian club are aiming for a ninth continental title while it would be a third for the Tunisians.

Alexandria in Egypt hosts the first leg of the final on Friday with the return a week later.

In the group stage of the tournament Ahly won 1-0 in Tunisia while it was goalless in Egypt.

Al Ahly board member Khaled Mortagy told BBC sport that it is important for the players to put those results behind them.

“It’s a tough game whether we have played Esperance two times, three times or we haven’t played them at all,” he said.

“We have to forget about the past and what…

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