FIFA.com looks at the background to Al Ahly's seventh CAF Champions League success, as the Egyptian club triumphed despite unimaginable adversity following the Port Said tragedy last February.
The CAF Champions League group stage concluded on the weekend with Al Ahly claiming a point off local rivals Zamalek to secure top spot in Group B, while Esperance suffered their first continental defeat for over a year.
The final round of fixtures in Group B of the CAF Champions League saw Al Ahly top the section ahead of TP Mazembe, with the former now facing Sunshine Stars and the latter meeting Esperance in the semi-finals.
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With a cast of familiar, if aging, faces still leading the way, Egypt's Al Ahly are in transition as their campaign to win their fifth African Champions League continues at the weekend.
With the second round of CAF Champions League group stage matches, FIFA.com looks across the weekend's fixtures which includes big clashes between Cotonsport, Enyimba, Esperance and Al Ahly.