CAF Champions League: Al Ahly begin defence

The Egyptians are the most successful club in the competition's history, having won it eight times, but they face a tough tie against the top scorers from the preliminary round.

Young Africans, who will host the first leg on Friday, stormed through the last stage with a 12-2 aggregate triumph against Komorozine, a result that included a 7-0 victory in the home leg in Dar es Salaam.

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