Al Ahly training ends in chaos after fan invasion

first_imgWTF Al Ahly training session ends in chaos after fans flood pitch Goal Last updated 2 years ago 00:41 11/2/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Al Ahly fans Getty WTF Al Ahly Wydad Casablanca v Al Ahly Wydad Casablanca CAF Champions League The Egyptian side were unable to continue with CAF Champions League preparations when an open practice was overrun by eager supporters Al Ahly’s training session ahead of the CAF Champions League final had to be abandoned after fans flooded onto the pitch in support of their heroes. The Egyptian giants have battled through to the showpiece of the continental competition, where they face Wydad Casablanca in a two-legged decider. Having drawn the first leg 1-1 in Alexandria, the club subsequently decided to open training up to supporters ahead of the decider. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player The plan backfired, however, when tens of thousands descended on the Mokhtar El-Tesh stadium in Cairo and made continuing the session impossible.  آلاف من جماهير الأهلي المصري يحتشدون لحضور مران الفريق قبل السفر للمغرب لخوض إياب نهائي دوري أبطال أفريقيا أمام الوداد البيضاوي #TotalCAFCL— CAF – عربي (@caf_online_AR) 31 de octubre de 2017الأهلي يلغي مرانه اليوم لتوافد الجماهير بأعداد مضاعفة عن السعة الرسمية للملعب وتواجدهم داخل المستطيل الأخضر #TotalCAFCL @AlAhly— CAF – عربي (@caf_online_AR) 31 de octubre de 2017Fans flooded the pitch, meaning an early end to training for Al-Ahly ahead of the second leg in Casablanca. It might not have been ideal preparation, but the club can be in no doubt that they have fans’ backing as they bid for glory on Saturday.last_img