Football

Al Ahly win record eighth African crown

Updated 2040 GMT (0440 HKT) November 12, 2013
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Ahmed Abdul Zaher issues a four-fingered sign after his goal sealed this year's African Champions League, but the forward has now been indefinitely suspended by the Egyptian club for his actions. Mohamed Hisham/Getty Images
Fans of Al Ahly celebrate as the team nicknamed the Red Devils win a record eighth African club crown, beating South Africa's Orlando Pirates 2-0 on Sunday to take the final 3-1 on aggregate. Khaled Desouki/Getty Images
Egypt's security forces were out in number as Cairo hosted a major football match with fans in attendance for one of the few times since 74 fans died in a stadium disaster in February 2012. Khaled Desouki/Getty Images
Al Ahly coach Mohamed Youssef holds aloft the African Champions League, a triumph that means the Egyptians will represent the continent at next month's FIFA Club World Cup in Morocco. Khaled Desouki/Getty Images