• Two sides to every story

    Two sides to every story

    After Adelaide United overcame Al Ahly 1-0 to finish fifth, heard the contrasting reactions of players and coaches from the camps.

  • Adelaide's high five

    Adelaide's high five

    Cristiano's seventh minute goal against Al Ahly was enough for Adelaide United to seal fifth place at the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2008.
    13 DecemberAl Ahly Sporting ClubEGY2:4 a.e.t. (2:2, 2:0)MEXPachuca
    Match for fifth place
    18 DecemberAl Ahly Sporting ClubEGY0:1 (0:1)AUSAdelaide United FC
    • Al Ahly's coach Manuel Jose looks on
    • Egyptian football club team Al Ahly's midfielder Mohamed Barakat (R) talks to a teammate during a training session
    • Mexican club team Pachuca captain and goalkeeper Miguel Calero (R) tries to catch the ball in front of Egyptian club team Al Alhy midfielder Mohamed Barakat
    • Egyptian Al Ahly football club forward Mohamed Aboutrika (L) dribbles during an official training session
    • Egyptian football club team Al Ahly forward Mohamed Aboutrika (R) listens to his Portugese head coach Manuel Jose
    • Al Ahly's Wael Gomaa shows his dejection
    • Adelaide United's Cristiano fights for the ball with Al Ahly's Rami Adel
    • Adelaide United's Gyawe Salley and Sasa Ogenovski fight for the ball with Al Ahly's Amir Abdelhamid
    • Adelaide United's Osama Malik fights for the ball with Al Ahly's Ahmed Fahti



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