27 December 2007
EGYPT : Ahly Beats Gezira 78-71 and faces Zamalek Tonight in the final of Cairo
Ahly overcame Gezira last night in a wonderful game. Until the last minute it was unknown who would be the winner. Ahly started by leading 25-12 but the 1st half ended 35-35 after Gezira players came back before the break.The 2nd half started with Gezira taking a 51-41 lead. But Ahly players showed a great fighting spirit with a very successful zone defense,finishing the game with a 78-71 victory.Tonight's final between Ahly and Zamalek should be a very strong game as both teams would like to start the season with a championship.