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AHLY EQUALS KOTOKO’S RECORD AS WAC CLINCH CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE TITLE

Nadir EL Ahly of Egypt have equaled Kotoko’s five loses in the final of the CAF Champions League. Ghana’s Asante Kotoko was the club with the highest loss in the finals.

Ahly were hoping to clinch their record 11th title of the most prestigious club trophy in Africa but that could not materialize. They had won the last two editions in 2020 and 2021. Unfortunately their dream of a record third consecutive title was blown away by WAC.

Kotoko have won only twice of the African Club trophy and lost record five times in the final. They won in 1970 and 1983 respectively but lost in 1967, 1971, 1973, 1982 and 1993. meanwhile Ahly have also lost in 1983, 2007, 2017, 2018 and 2022.

Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco have won their third trophy after beating Ahly. They last won in 2017 after beating same rival, Ahly.

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Zouhier El Moutaraji scored a brace to ensure WAC defeat Ahly. He scored in each half to ensure his side claim their third title, The match took place on Monday night at the Mohammed V Stadium in Casablanca.

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WAC first won the title in 1992 and it took them 25 years to win their second title in 2017. They equal city rivals Raja Casablanca on third titles apiece.

The Moroccan side lost two finals before winning their second title in 2017. They lost both the 2011 and 2019 finals to Tunisian giants Esperance de Tunis.

ES Tunis have also lost four finals and are just one loss adrift of Kotoko and Ahly.

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