Al Ahly’s first football team will back home from Uganda at 1:00 am tonight after the Reds lost 2-0 from Kampala City.
The losing cost Al Ahly’s Coach Hossam El Badry his job، and decided to leave the Reds.
The only highlight in the first stanza was for KCCA goalie Charles Lukwago who saved a penalty after Habib Kavuma handled the ball in the forbidden area، denying Walid Soliman from the short distance، All Africa reported.
Few minutes later، Mohammed Shaban took fired just over the bar from 20 yards after quick exchange of passes with midfielder Jackson Nunda.
With 10 minutes to the end of the first half، Lukwago once again reacted fastest on the goal-line to deny Phakamani Mahlambi، who was racing to score. Lukwago was not done yet as he again remained alert to tame a Marwan Mohsen header just inside the area to end the first half goalless.
In the second half، KCCA tactician Mike Mutebi brought on Lawrence Bukenya for Nunda in 46th minute and from then the homers dominated the midfield creating several chances with youngsters Allan Okello and Julius Poloto giving the Ahly backline sleepless nights.