On behalf of the second match of the semi-final first leg of the CAF Confederation Cup, the Egyptian club could not do better than a draw against the Moroccans at home (0-0).
After the victory won by JS Kabylie in Cameroon against Coton Sport (2-1), the second semi-final first leg of the Confederation Cup resulted in a goalless draw between Pyramids FC and Raja Casablanca (0 -0) this Sunday in Cairo. The result is rather favorable to the Moroccans, who will host the return in a week, but the lack of an away goal calls for caution.
The two clubs which have already faced each other during the group stage, in which Raja Casablanca had dominated the Egyptian club on the two confrontations, could not pierce the Egyptian defense who played on a low block while trying to procreate. opportunities on cons.
The men of Tunisian Lassaad Chabi could even return with some regrets since Soufiane Rahimi, top scorer and player of the last CHAN, twice had the opportunity to open the scoring, but he lost his duel against the opposing goalkeeper in the first period before seeing Ali Gabr block his attempt on the line during the second act.
The club led by the Argentinian coach Arruabarrena will have to surpass themselves on Sunday June 27, trying to destabilize the second in the Botola (Moroccan championship) and thus get their ticket to the final.
In the other semi-final, JS Kabylie (Algeria) beat Cameroonian side Coton Sport, 2 to 1 (half-time: 1-1), in a match played on the same day at the stadium. Ahmadou-Ahidjo from Yaoundé (Cameroon).