Kampala shock eight-time African champions Ahly


Johannesburg (AFP) – African club giants Al Ahly of Egypt suffered a shock 2-0 defeat away to Kampala Capital City Authority of Uganda on Tuesday in the CAF Champions League group phase.

Ibrahim Saddam Juma put the east African club ahead after 74 minutes at Nelson Mandela National Stadium in Namboole near Kampala.

Timothy Awany clinched a famous victory for the Ugandan outfit in the second Group A matchday when he converted a penalty one minute from time.

Ahly have been African champions a record eight times while City Authority reached the group phase of the elite African club competition for the first time this season.

Defeat leaves Cairo-based Ahly with just one point after two rounds having been held 0-0 at home by Esperance of Tunisia this month.

Kampala began with a 1-0 loss at…

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