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Last Updated: Saturday, 11 November 2006, 17:04 GMT
Result: CS Sfaxien 0-1 Ahly
Goalflashes and major incidents from the second leg of the Champions League final between Tunisia's CS Sfaxien and Egypt's Ahly and in Rades. All times in GMT


1853: FULL TIME CS Sfaxien 0-1 Ahly Ahly win their fifth Champions League title against the odds. The Egyptians win the US$1million at stake and will represent Africa at the World Club Cup in Japan in December. Ahly keeper is dancing but the Tunisian fans are angry with some throwing bottles onto the pitch. They became only the third club in more than 40 years to successfully defend the title.

1853: The home fans are heading out of the stadium angry over this late goal by Aboutrika, the Magician.

1851: GOAL! Mohammed Aboutrika, the Magician, gets a goal in the second minute of stoppage time to silence the home crowd. Ahly are heading for their fifth title. They have turned this game on its head and two minutes from their fifth title to equal Zamalek's record.

1849: The 90 minutes have been exhausted and we have 5 more minutes for a victory for Sfaxien.

1844: There is misunderstanding between and a scuffle between some players. The referee steps in to warn the players. Ahly players are complaining about the time-wasting antics of Sfaxien.

1838: Another super save by Jaouchi. Flavio's superb strike hits the crossbar but the ball bounces back into action and the keeper saves from the shot by Aboutrika. Ahly are desperate for a goal and the Tunisians are looking relaxed.

1837: Frimpong is fouled by Ashour and there is a freekick for Sfaxien but it is once again wasted.

1833:There is a long lond up as Sfaxien keeper Jaouchi is down with injury. Ahly coach Manuel Jose who complained about Sfaxien's time-wasting antics is complaining bitterly

1833: Ahly need to score if they are progress and they are getting closer and closer with their positive play.

1828: Another substitution for Ahly and Wael Riad replaces Mohamed Sedik.

1828: Jaouachi is in good form tonight as he makes another makes another save from a Moteab header.

1825: Hossam Ashour gets the third yellow card and the BBC's Piers Edwards says the tempo of the game is being disturbed by the some bad tackles. Referee Coffie is being too generous with his cards.

1824: Substitution for Ahly and Mohamed Abdellah makes way for Islam El Shater

1820: Sfaxien get their act together and with Frimpong threatening to score but he has been surprisingly ruled offside. The Ghana striker has been tedious tonight.

1812: Jaouachi makes another great save from an onslaught from Ahly. Ahly are really determined to get a result here and have turned the game on the home side.

1809: Sfaxien goalkeeper Jaouachi makes a great save from a Flavio strike.

1806 : Nafti's inviting pass finds Ziadi who puts the ball in the back of the net. But referee's assistant rules the goal offside to the disappointment of the home fans.

1804: Sfaxien get the seond-half underway hoping to maintain their advantage to clinch the title.

1750 HALF TIME: Sfaxien 0-0 Ahly Moments after Ahly contain the Sfaxien onslaught the half-time whistle blows.

1748 : A Sfaxien corner poses a threat inside the Ahly box. There is a tussle and the ball is cleared away.

1743: Ahly make their first substitution as Mensah makes way for Egypt international Emad Moteab.

1739 : Flavio is brutally brought down by Merdassi, who is shown the yellow card.

1733: Nafti disappoints the home fans as his free-kick which is about 40 yards out goes off target.

1731: Merdassi, who is totally unmarked, misses the best chance of the game so far as his header from a Nafti cross goes narrowly wide.

1730 : Joetex Frimpong goes on the break but he fails to beat his marker as Ahly defenders clear.

1730 : Mensah finally gets in the book after a challenge on Merdassi

1729 : Ahly's Hassan Mostafa creates some space for himself and prefers to shoot from 20 yards but his effort is feeble.

1728 : The first yellow card of the game goes to Fateh Garbi for a tackle on Aboutrika.

1725 : The BBC's Farayi Mungazi, who is at the game, says referee Codjia Coffie from Benin has failed to punish Mensah, fouled a Sfaxien defender.

1724 : Sfaxien's Nafti goes down after being fouled by Gomaa.

1720 : Ahly win a freekick after Sfaxien captain Boujelbene's tackle on Mensah. The kick is poorly taken as Ahly fail to take advantage of an early opportunity.

1716 : Sfaxien recover from the early pressure by the visitors and win their second corner in four minutes. Ahly organise their defence with El Hadary easily collecting the coner kick.

1713 : A brief hold up as the stretcher is called in with injury to a Sfaxien player. Ahly are dominating the early exchanges.

1708 : Flavio volleys from 30 yards and misses the target narrowly.

1707 : Sfaxien desperately clear from the box after a well placed cross is floated from the left wing.

1704 : Ahly are making gradual advances into the Sfaxien area after winning a free-kick in midfield.

1702 : Ahly get the second leg of the 2006 Champions League final underway as they kick off the match in Tunis.

1655 : The winners of this year's Champions League will get the US$1million prize money and also represent Africa at December's World Club Cup in Japan.

1645 :The stadium is nearly full with just 15 minutes before kick-off, and the streets of Tunis are quieter than usual as fans stay at home to follow the match on television. The BBC's Farayi Mungazi says about 200 Ahly fans have travelled from Egypt to support their team. Sfaxien have about 50,000 fans backing cheering them at the Rades Stadium tonight.

1645 GMT:Ahly's preparations towards this match has been blighted by injuries to key player Mohammed Barakat while Amro Samaka is out after testing positive for a banned substance.

1630 GMT:The stage is now set for the final of the 2006 African Champions League. Tunisia's CS Sfaxien are chasing a first title, while their opponents in today's second leg encounter, Ahly of Egypt, will grab their fifth crown should they lift the trophy in the 60,000-seater Rades stadium this evening. With the first leg ending 1-1 in Cairo two weeks ago, Sfaxien start as favourites with the massive support they are enjoying form their fans at the Rades stadium. Even though Sfaxien have never won the Champions League before, they have already beaten Ahly this season, winning 1-0 in Sfax in the group stages to end the Egyptians' 54-match unbeaten run.


Ahly: 1-Essam El Hadary, 7-Shady Mohamed, 29-Ahmed Shadid, 20-Mohamed Sedik, 22-Mohamed Aboutrika, 19-Akwetey Mensah, 25-Hossam Ashour, 23-Flavio Amado, 21-Mohamed Abdellah, 26-Wael Gomaa, 14-Hassan Mostafa

CS Sfaxien: 1-Ahmed Jaouachi, 17-Anis Boujelbene, 2-Fateh Garbi, 23-Hadj Massaoud, 3-Haitham Mrabet, 6-Bechir Mechergui, 10-Abdelkrim Nafti, 24-Issam Merdassi, 25-Tarek Ziadi, 7-Joetex Frimpong, 13-Chadi Hammami

SEE ALSO
Sfaxien out to dethrone Ahly
28 Oct 06 |  African
Aboutrika leads Ahly's charge
26 Oct 06 |  African
Sfaxien chase greater glories
26 Oct 06 |  African
Ahly coach upset with display
15 Oct 06 |  African
Sfaxien coach calls for focus
15 Oct 06 |  African
Ahly to play Sfaxien in final
15 Oct 06 |  African


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