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Ajayi named MoTM in Al Ahly's win

Nigerian professional footballer, Junior Ajayi was named the man of the match in Al Ahly's 3 - 0 win against Sudan’s Al Merrikh on Tuesday.

Pitso Mosimane’s side started their campaign in the CAF Champions League group stages with a superb performance at the Cairo International Stadium, according to Complete Sports.

Magdy Afsha scored the opener for the hosts after receiving Mohamed Hany’s cross with a precise header in the far post in the 57th minute.

Ajayi then set up Kahraba for the second goal six minutes later.

The 25-year-old was in action for the entire duration of the game.

Al Ahly now top Group A of the CAF Champions League, with three points, ahead of Simba SC on goal difference, whom they’ll face in their next encounter.

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