Wednesday, 8 July 2009

Al Ahly v Galatasaray

Zayton Cup
Al Ahly 0 Galatasaray 1
Lohrheidestadium Wattenscheid (Near Bochum)
July 7th 2009 5pm Kick off
Attendance 5,232
Weather Warm And Sunny +31

A Fact
Al-Ahly (Arabic: النادي الاهلى‎) is an Egyptian football club based in Cairo. Founded in April 1907. Al-Ahly, which means "national" in Arabic, is the most crowned club in Egypt, having won the Egyptian League thirty-four times and the Egyptian Cup thirty-five times.[1] Al-Ahly was named in 2000 by the Confederation of African Football as the African Club of the Century.
Al-Ahly has a fierce rivalry with local rivals El Zamalek which manifests itself in the Al-Ahly versus El-Zamalek Derby.From Wikipedia
They will be playing in this year's Wembley Cup along with Celtic, Spurs and Barcelona.
Galatasaray Spor Kulübü (English: Galatasaray Sports Club), is a Turkish sports club based in Istanbul, famous for its footballsection. Galatasaray is the most successful club in the history of Turkish football, having won more trophies than any other Turkish club.[3]
Galatasaray holds the best international record by a Turkish team as well. They became the first Turkish club to capture a majorEuropean title beating Arsenal of England in the UEFA Cup final during the 1999–2000 season and also won the Super Cupwhen they beat the UEFA Champions League winner Real Madrid in the final.[4] They have also gone the farthest in aChampions League for a Turkish team when they reached the semi-finals of the 1988-89 season.From Wikipedia