Al Ahly are set to face Simba SC of Tanzania today in matchday2 of the CAF Champions League group stage.
The Red Eagles have an impressive record against the Tanzanian teams, and we are keen to achieve our twelfth victory over the Tanzanian teams when we face Simba SC today.
Al Ahly faced the Tanzanian teams on 18 occasions ahead of today’s match. The Red Eagles came victorious in 11 games, while we were held to a draw on four occasions and lost 3 games.
We met 4 teams from Tanzania: Simba SC, Young Africans SC, Pamba SC and Maji Maji FC.
We faced Young Africans SC in 10 games. The first meeting came in the 1982 CAF Champions League, while the last match was in 2014 CAF Champions League.
Al Ahly met Simba SC in 4 games, while we faced Pamba SC in 1993 African Cup Winners' Cup and Maji Maji FC in the 1993 CAF Champions League.
Al Ahly’s managed to defeat Simba SC, Maji Maji and Pamba SC 5-0 and these results are the biggest in our history against the Tanzanian teams.
The Red Eagles scored 36 goals against the Tanzanian teams, and our former player Hossam Hassan is our top goalscorer in the contest with 6 goals.
Al Ahly conceded 7 goals and we managed to keep 12 clean sheets while we failed to score against teams from Tanzania on 4 occasions.