Football: Soccer-El Moutaraji double gives Wydad African Champions League title

CASABLANCA (Reuters) – Wydad Casablanca winger Zouhair El Moutaraji scored each targets as they claimed African Champions League glory with a 2-0 victory over holders Al Ahly within the last at a raucous Stade Mohammed V on Monday.

Wydad celebrated a 3rd continental crown after triumphs in 1992 and 2017 as they denied Ahly a document third straight title after El Moutaraji scored his first with a thunderous long-range strike and grabbed a second from shut vary.

The targets despatched the house followers into raptures, with the ultimate controversially staged at Wydad’s stadium after the Confederation of African Football mentioned Morocco was the one bidder, Senegal having withdrawn their utility.

Ahly failed in a bid to have the match postponed and moved to a impartial territory after their enchantment to the Swiss-based Court of Arbitration for Sport was turned down final week.

(Reporting by Mark Gleeson; Editing by Ken Ferris)

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