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    Quote Originally Posted by Jenks View Post
    It's interesting but how many of them did Mali actually develop?
    I'm too lazy to check but I'd say most if not all of the players (except Adama who was born in Catalonia) were born and raised in France so Mali probably didn't have much if any role in their development.

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    I think this is the point.
    The amount of wasted talent due to poverty and lack of football infrastructure in this countries.
    Countries like Mali or Cameroon would have been a top team if they were rich countries with many football stars from there.
    But, this can be said on many other things anyway

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    African Champions League final is upon us, in Today (tomorrow, depending where you are)
    Between Cairo giants Ahly and Zamalk, arguably the content two biggest clubs ever.
    First time the final between 2 teams from same country too.

    The hype around the game here is beyond insane. The tension between fans is an all time high. Atmosphere is really crazy

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    Quote Originally Posted by khaled_a_d View Post
    African Champions League final is upon us, in Today (tomorrow, depending where you are)
    Between Cairo giants Ahly and Zamalk, arguably the content two biggest clubs ever.
    First time the final between 2 teams from same country too.

    The hype around the game here is beyond insane. The tension between fans is an all time high. Atmosphere is really crazy
    Al Ahly with a 2-1 win, two nice goals (one by each team) and that shot by Zamalek that finished in the post would be even greater.



    BTW, are you a fan of one of these teams?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Messi983 View Post
    BTW, are you a fan of one of these teams?
    Nah, I grew up as Ahly fan but replaced that with Barca love. Hasn't watched a local game for over a decade now.
    I wanted Ahly to win because they have hired African (and black) coach, which is unprecedented here.
    People here used to concept that a foreign coach should be white one. He was a nice change.

    PS, Zamalek lost last night in Egyptian cup semifinal, so no repeat in of the derby thankfully.

    All on all, I loved that we are over with this shit.
    For over a month the country was so tense over this game