Zamalek ask for fans support in CAF Champions League final to 'save the dream'
Mamelodi Sundowns Percy Tau (R) celebrates after scoring a goal during the CAF Championship final football match on October 15, 2016 at Atteridgville Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa. STRINGER / AFP
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Zamalek club called on their fans for support for the upcoming tough African Champions League final against Mamelodi Sundowns on Sunday 23 October in Alexandria's Borg El-Arab Stadium.
"We won't say that nothing is impossible because what we demand is realistic for Zamalek fans whose time has come to decide the second leg," Zamalek SC official facebook page, which is followed by more than 5.5 million fans, posted Sunday morning receiving thousands of interactions.
Zamalek need to overcome a 3-0 first-leg deficit, a mission described as 'a miracle' by coach Moemen Soliman following Saturday's away loss.
The team is returning to Cairo early Monday, and will start preparations for the upcoming tough clash on Tuesday.
Five-time Champions League holders Zamalek are bidding for the sixth title since 2002. Their after best since came in 2005 when they reached the semis but were ousted by arch-rivals Ahly.
A larger number of spectators will be allowed in the African final as an exception for the ban on fans and occasional minimal attendance in the Egyptian stands due to security concerns since 2012.
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