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CAF Champions League Review: Al Ahly in control

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51   //    03 Oct 2018, 04:40 IST
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Walid Soliman scored in Al Ahly's win over ES Setif

Al Ahly took a huge step towards progressing into the CAF Champions League final as they saw off ES Setif in the first leg of their semi-final on Tuesday.

First-half goals from Walid Soliman and Islam Mohareb secured the win for 2017's beaten finalists, who have won the competition a record eight times, although the Egyptian champions squandered a glut of chances to put the tie beyond all doubt in the second half.

In the other semi-final, a late strike from substitute Bua saw CD Primeiro de Agosto - who are aiming to become the first Angolan side to reach the CAF Champions League final - edge out ES Tunis 1-0, with the visitors reduced to 10 men in second-half stoppage time when Khalil Chemmam picked up a second booking.

The second legs will take place on October 23.

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