Simba vs Al Ahly: Can Tanzania Triumph in CAF Quarterfinals?

Tanzanian champions Simba SC face a daunting task in the 2023/2024 CAF Champions League quarterfinals after today’s draw pitted them against Egyptian giants Al Ahly. The 11-time African champions stand as one of the most formidable opponents Simba could have drawn.

Simba advanced to the quarterfinals after a resilient group stage campaign where they secured a second-place finish. As a result, they’ll play the first leg of their quarterfinal matchup at home before traveling to Egypt for the decisive return fixture.

The Al Ahly Legacy

Al Ahly is synonymous with African football success. They boast an unparalleled record in the CAF Champions League, having lifted the trophy an astonishing 11 times. Their experience, pedigree, and quality make them a true force to be reckoned with.

Key Dates

The clash between Simba SC and Al Ahly will begin in Tanzania on March 29th or 30th, 2024. The return leg in Egypt will follow shortly after, scheduled for April 5th or 6th, 2024.

Simba’s Underdog Spirit

While the odds may seem stacked against Simba SC, they are no strangers to adversity. Their passionate fanbase and strong team spirit could be the keys to upsetting the established order. Tanzanian football fans will be watching with bated breath, hoping their beloved Simba can cause a seismic surprise against the African giants.


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