South African football star Percy Tau’s Egyptian side Al Ahly on Sunday secured their 11th CAF Champions League title with a 3-2 aggregate victory over Moroccan club Wydad Casablanca in the final at Stade Mohamed V in Morocco.
Tau is the first South African player to win the coveted CAF Champions League title twice.
Defender Mohamed Abdelmonem scored in the second half to level the score for Al Ahly.
Yahia Attiyat Allah had scored first for the defending champions.
Sunday’s loss on aggregate ended Wydad’s dominance over the Egyptian giants whom they previously defeated in the final.
Tau played a key role in Cairo when Al Ahly edged Wydad Casablanca 2-1 in the CAF Champions League final first leg.
The South African star man opened the scoring on the stroke of half-time and his goal proved to be crucial.
Ahly scored 27 goals in 14 matches en route to continental glory and four of them came from Egypt centre back Abdelmonem.
France24 reports that he Egyptian giants earned a record four million dollars for winning the title.
Ahly coach Marcel Koller became the first Swiss coach to win the premier African club competition.