Were you too busy to catch up with all of the week’s CAF Champions League related stories? Don’t worry. Read our summary of the most interesting stories that made CAFCL news headlines.
1. Can Al Ahly compete in Bundesliga?
Rene Weiler has in the past mentioned that Al Ahly is good enough to compete in the Bundesliga – the German top flight league. This week, he went a step further and declared to Kicker Magazine that Al Ahly would finish between 8th and 12th in the Bundesliga. The Cairo team knocked out Sundowns to reach the CAF Champions League semifinals and have had an almost perfect league campaign in Egypt.
2. Khune vs Onyango debate
Should this even be a debate? Kaizer Chiefs fans have been insisting that Itumeleng Khune is the best goalkeeper in the PSL because he has won goalkeeper of the season award 4 times. Dennis Onyango has only won it once. But he has won the CAF Champions League so the case should be closed. We are glad Khune came to the same realization.
3. Pitso Mosimane and Rene Weiler to stay after all?
It is increasingly likely that CAFCL fans will continue to enjoy watching Pitso Mosimane and Rene Weiler do their work on the touch line. In Egypt, it is being reported that Weiler contract extension is a given because Al Ahly like his vision. Pitso Mosimane wants to stay at Sundowns because that is his home. He just needs to accept the terms of the contract offered by the Pretoria side.
4. Al Ahly galacticos dream
Al Ahly is arguably the most attractive club for any footballer based in Africa. They win and have standards to match football clubs in Europe. The side is showing intent of assembling the most formidable squad among CAFCL contenders. The Red Devils have been linked with the likes of Wajdi Kechrida, Gaston Sirino, Youcef Belaili and Jackson Muleka.
5. Mustapha Hadji wants Bencharki to leave Zamalek
Morocco legend, and national team assistant head coach, Mustapha Hadji gave his opinion on what next step Achraf Bencharki should take. The Zamalek striker has enjoyed highs in the last few matches for the White Knights but Hadji believes he would be better off moving to Europe.
Source: Le 360 Sport