The South African coach, Yetsu Musimani, considered after his leadership of Al-Ahly to win the African Champions League title, on Friday, at the expense of Zamalek 2-1, that he had come to the Egyptian club with the aim of giving him the continental title.
Musimani said after the final match hosted by the “Cairo International” stadium: “I attended to train Al-Ahly for the African Champions League, and we had to respect Zamalek and the Cairo Derby, the most important of which wins.”
He added: “All respect to Shekabala, who scored a great goal (for Zamalek), as well as for Pacheco (Zamalek coach), who played a good game. We were playing with a great spirit, and in the (Hussein) Shahat ball that hit the post, my heart stopped.”
And the coach, who won the CAF Champions League title for the second time in his history, after the first with Mamelodi Sundowns at the expense of Zamalek also in 2016: “I told the Al-Ahly players between the two halves that we are not well today, and we have to win the match, because this is a derby, and this final confrontation. For the African Champions League “.
Musimani concluded: “The new season begins at the end of this week, we do not even have time to rest. Of course we are enjoying the moment, but we have to start preparing for the African Super Cup and the Egypt Cup.”