LIVE: Al Ahly vs Wydad Casablanca | CAF Champions League Final

Time
15:00 ET Canada-USA | 21:00 Cairo Local Time

Venue
Mohammed V Stadium (Casablanca, Morocco)

Referee
Victor Gomes (South Africa)

The stage is set for the final of the CAF Champions League 2021-22 campaign, as reigning champions Al Ahly and Wydad Casablanca lock horns at the Stade Mohammed V in Morocco on Monday.

The venue for the title decider is essentially the home ground for Wydad, so they will have a home advantage in this match.

Al Ahly have made it to the final for the fifth time in the last six seasons, while this is the first appearance in the final for Wydad since finishing as the runners-up in 2019.

The Egyptian side overcame ES Setif 6-2 on aggregate in the semi-finals and Wydad defeated Petro de Luanda 4-2 in the previous round of fixtures.

This will be the 11th meeting between the two sides in the continental competition. They have already met in the final of the competition, with that meeting coming in 2017 when Wydad secured a 2-1 win in a two-legged tie.

Nadi El Watanniyah have the upper hand in this fixture, recording four wins while the Moroccan side have two wins to their name. Four games between the two sides have ended in draws.

They last met in the semi-finals of the 2020 edition, when the 10-time champions secured a 5-1 win on aggregate.

Al Ahly were handed a huge boost ahead of their preparations for the final as Amr El-Sulya, Aliou Dieng and Hamdy Fathi returned to full fitness and have been named in the final 28-man squad.

Badr Benoun has also been named in the squad but has not played a game in the last six months and it is unlikely that he will start in this game. Akram Tawfik remains a long-term absentee.

Injuries: Akram Tawfik, Badr Benoun.

Doubtful: None.

Suspension: None.

Unavailable: None

Wydad Casablanca

Muaid Ellafi is a long-term absentee for the Moroccans while Jalal Daoudi picked up an injury in the latest league game and faces a race against time to prove his match fitness.

Zouhair El Moutaraji and Achraf Dari have also trained separately from the group, so their involvement in this match remains doubtful.

Injury: Muaid Ellafi, Jalal Daoudi

Doubtful: Zouhair El Moutaraji, Achraf Dari

Suspension: None

Unavailable: None

LIVE: Al Ahly vs Wydad Casablanca | CAF Champions League Final

15:00 ET Canada-USA | 21:00 Cairo Local Time

The live feed will update 15mins before the game

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