CAF Champions League Review: Al Ahly advance to final in dazzling style

Walid Azarou hit a hat-trick to help overturn a first-leg deficit and lead Al Ahly back to the CAF Champions League final.

Egyptian powerhouse Al Ahly sealed a shot at a ninth CAF Champions League crown with a 6-2 home thrashing of Etoile du Sahel in Sunday's semi-final second leg.

Walid Azarou led the way with a spellbinding hat-trick for the competition's most successful club, who emphatically overturned a 2-1 first-leg deficit incurred in Tunisia to win 7-4 on aggregate and tee up a final date with Morocco's Wydad Casablanca.

Ali Maaloul, who previously played for Etoile's rivals CS Sfaxien, Rami Rabia and a comical Hamdi Naguez own goal ensured second-half strikes from Rami Bedoui and Iheb Msakni were merely consolations.

Al Ahly will take on Wydad Casablanca in the final.