African News 19.3.2017 03:20 pm

Blow by blow: Bidvest Wits vs Al Ahly

Al Ahly's player  Mossad Awad (L)  in action  against Bidvest Wits  player Gabadinho Mhango (R) during the African Champions League (CAF) match between Al Ahly and Bidvest Wits at Salam stadium in Cairo. (EPA/KHALED ELFIQI)

Al Ahly's player Mossad Awad (L) in action against Bidvest Wits player Gabadinho Mhango (R) during the African Champions League (CAF) match between Al Ahly and Bidvest Wits at Salam stadium in Cairo. (EPA/KHALED ELFIQI)

Hello and welcome to Phakaaathi’s live reporting of the Caf Champions League clash between Bidvest Wits and Al Ahly at the Bidvest Stadium.

– referee blows his whistle for full-time. Full-time score: Bidvest Wits 0-0 Al Ahly

– 4 minutes of added time to be played

– 90′ free kick for Al Ahly and a yellow card for Allie

– 89′ Ekram saves Ngele’s shot

– 88′ corner kick for Wits

– 87′ Gamal hits the upright with Josephs well beaten

– 83′ Klate’s volley goes wide of goals

– 82′ Rodgers’ header is saved by Ekramy

– 80′ Substitution for Al Ahly: Gomaa comes on for Amr

– 77′ Ngele’s long range shot goes wide of goals

– 74′ Substitution for Al Ahly: Said makes way for Rabia

– 74′ Substitution for Wits: Mogakolodi Ngele comes on for Mhango

– 72′ free kick for Wits and a yellow card for Maloul

– 69′ Ekramy denies Rodgers from close range

– 63′ Rodgers’ long range shot is saved by Ekramy

– 62′ Substitution for Wits: Keene makes way for Eleazar Rodgers

– 58′ Waleed’s long range shot goes wide of goals

– 55′ Substitution for Wits: Elias Pelembe comes on for Mahlambi

– 49′ offside call goes against Wits

– 48′ free kick for Wits in a good area

– Wits get the second half underway

– referee blows his whistle for the half-time break. Half-time score: Bidvest Wits 0-0 Al Ahly

– 45+2′ Mhango hits the upright from close range

– 45+2′ free kick for Wits in a good area and Ekramy denies Mkhwanazi from a header

– 2 minutes of added time to be played

– 41′ referee stops play for Ekramy to receive medical treatment

– 40′ free kick for Wits and it leads to a corner kick

– 33′ another corner kick for Al Ahly

– 32′ corner kick for Al Ahly

– 23′ Ashour gets a yellow card for an off-the-ball incident

– 19′ corner kick for Wits

– 9′ free kick for Wits in a good area

– 3′ Al Ahly appeal for the penalty, but the referee waves play on

– Al Ahly get the game underway

– kickoff

Starting XI:

Bidvest Wits XI: Josephs, Mkhwanazi, Allie, Khumalo, Scott, Klate, Monare, Hlanti, Mhango, Mahlambi, Keene
Al Ahly XI: Ekramy, Hany, Hegazy, Saad, Maloul, Fathy, Ashour, Solia, Abdallah, Waleed, Amr

Hello and welcome to Phakaaathi’s live reporting of the Caf Champions League clash against Al Ahly at the Bidvest Stadium.

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2 Bidvest Wits 19 38
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7 Arrows 21 27
8 Platinum Stars 20 25
9 Chippa United 21 23
10 Maritzburg Utd 21 23
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12 Ajax Cape Town 21 22
13 Highlands Park 21 20
14 Bloem Celtic 20 19
15 Free State Stars 21 19
16 Baroka FC 21 15

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