Tanzania’s Simba seek revenge against Egyptian giants Al Ahly
Al Ahly player Walid Soliman celebrates after his scoerd against Horoya AC during the 2018 CAF Champions league game between Al Ahly and Horoya AC at Al Salam Stadium in Cairo, Egypt on 22 September 2018.
Monday Feb 11, 2019. 10:30
Simba will face off with Al Ahly in the 2018/19 CAF Champions League game on Tuesday.
Kick-off is at 21h00 CAT.
The Group D match is scheduled to be played at the National Stadium in the Tanzanian city of Dar el Salaam.
The Tanzanian side succumbed to a 5-0 defeat to Al Ahly away in their third Group D game which was played over a week ago.
The defeat left Simba placed third on the group standings – a point behind second-placed AS Vita Club of DR Congo.
Ugandan striker Emmanuel Okwi, who has netted once in the group stage, will be keen to inspire his side to victory against Al Ahly.
Meanwhile, Al Ahly are oozing with confidence after securing a big victory against Simba at home.
The victory took the Egyptian champions to the top of the group standings – three points above second-placed Vita Club.
Egyptian attacking midfielder Nedved, who netted twice against Simba, will be looking to score again and help his side win in Tanzania.
Sudanese match referee Mahmood Ali Mahmood Ismail will be in charge of the game between Simba and Al Ahly.