This was after both sides failed to take advantage of playing at home in their preliminary stage, second leg encounters at Aba and Ikenne respectively.
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The President of the club had the celebration at a colourful ceremony held at the club’s academy refectory.
The result from the encounter on Sunday meant Al Ahly clinched a record extending 11th CAF Champions League title.
This followed a 2-2 draw with Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa in Pretoria.
They had qualified for the stage of the competition after finishing second from Group B of the group phase stage.
This fixture came up after the two North African giants were paired in Wednesday evening’s draw in Cairo, Egypt.
That is when the Confederation of African Football will conduct the Quarterfinals Draw for two of its major championships.
Zamalek Football Club announced the termination of the 76-year-old’s contract by mutual consent on Wednesday.
The White Knights were winless prior to the match on Tuesday and a victory against the group leaders hoisted them to third with four points.
The victory in Guinea maintains Raja’s 100 per cent record and they remain top of Group C with maximum 12 points.
The result meant the Nigerian side have improved their position in the Group B of the CAF Cup competition.
CAF made the announcement in a statement posted on its official website: cafonline.com, on Wednesday.
The 44-year-old stepped down as coach of Durban-based AmaZulu in March after helping them qualify for the CAF Champions League.
The decision was taken during the CAF Executive Committee meeting held over the weekend in Rabat, Morocco.
Finidi returned to Nigeria last year after earning his coaching license, aiming to handle one of the country’s youth sides, but the NFF appointed others instead.
This was in spite of a 1-1 home draw with Angola’s Petro de Luanda in the return leg of their semi-final fixture.
The previous CAF leadership decided on July 17, 2019 that the winner of the CAF Champions League will be determined by a one-leg final, instead of the usual two-legged, home and away final.
The Red Devils put one foot in the CAF Champions League final after earning a dominant 4-0 win over ES Setif in the first leg of the semi-finals.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Sudanese giants took the lead in the 37th minute through Yasil Mohammed.
Rivers United defeated Young Africans 1-0 on Sunday in the second leg of the competition to progress on 2-0 aggregate.