Video: Al Ahly's El Shenawy Shares CAF CL Medal With Third Choice Goalkeeper

Video: Al Ahly's El Shenawy Shares CAF CL Medal With Third Choice Goalkeeper

Lukman Mumuni
June 13, 2023 at 12:43 PM
  • Al Ahly goalkeeper Mohamed El Shenawy has won his third CAF Champions League title
  • The Egyptian keeper shared his medal with Mostafa Shobier who was ineligible for one
  • Al Ahly will represent Africa in the CAF CL next season after beating Wydad Casablanca

Al Ahly's first-choice goalkeeper, Mohamed El Shenawy produced an incredible moment after the Egyptian giants reclaimed the CAF Champions League title from Wydad Casablanca.

El Shenawy returned to the posts after missing the first leg of the final, with Al Ahly earning a 1-1 draw to win the competition for the eleventh time.

In the absence of their captain and second-choice goalkeeper, Ali Lofty, Mostafa Shobier kept the posts in the first leg as the Red Devils won 2-1.

Mohamed El Shenawy, Al Ahly, CAF Champions League, Mostafa Shobier
Mohamed El Shenawy has been spotted sharing his CAF Champions League medal with Mostafa Shobier. Credit: @Melshenawy
Source: Twitter

Despite appearing in the final, the third-choice goalkeeper was ineligible to receive a medal after making just a single appearance in the competition.

In an incredible show of sportsmanship, El Shenawy - who has won the competition three times - spotted Shobier and placed his medal around his neck, per a video circulating on social media.

Mohamed Abdelmonem's 78th minute strike cancelled out Yahia Attiyat Allah's first-half goal for Wydad, as Al Ahly emerged champions on 3-2 aggregate, as reported by

The Egyptian club will represent Africa in the 2023 Club World Cup.

Tau dances to Rema's song

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Bafana Bafana superstar Percy Tau danced to Rema's 'Calm Down' with his Al Ahly teammates after winning the CAF Champions League.

The Egyptian giants made a comeback from a goal down to draw 1-1 against Wydad Athletic Club in Casablanca, thereby clinching a record 11th title in the competition.

The Red Devils had won the first leg 2-1 at home in Cairo last weekend, and all they needed was to avoid a defeat in the reverse fixture to reclaim the CAF CL title from Wydad.

Medeama represents Ghana in Africa

In news related to champions of Africa, Medeama were crowned Ghanaian league champions after a successful 2022/23 season.

The Tarkwa-based club ended the campaign at the top of the league with 60 points to win their first-ever Ghana Premier League title.

Medeama needed just a single point from their last game of the season, thumping Tamale City at home as reported by Sports Brief.

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