FLASHBACK: Al Ahly 1-0 Real Madrid | 2001
nilesports.com flashback match:Al Ahly 1-0 Real Madrid
Date: August 5th 2001
Place: Cairo Stadium – Egypt
CAIRO, Aug 5 2001 – Al Ahly of Egypt ousted Spanish champions Real Madrid 1-0 here in a friendly match.
A flag-waving crowd of 70,000 saw the African ‘Club of the Century’ score an impressive win once they had weathered an early storm as Roberto Carlos and Frenchman Claude Makelele both went close for Real at the start of the match.
Al Ahly came out for the second half determined to push back Real, who included the world’s most expensive player at the time, Frenchman Zinedine Zidane.
Ahmed Abou Mouslim, bagged the winner ten minutes after the break following a through ball from Hossam Ghaly.