Al Ahly forward Percy Tau eyeing another CAF title. Image: Twitter

Percy Tau: South Africa’s last CAFCL hope!

Mamelodi Sundowns may be out of the CAF Champions League but there’ll still be one South African element to the final…


Al Ahly forward Percy Tau eyeing another CAF title. Image: Twitter

Following the exit of Mamelodi Sundowns from the CAF Champions League, South Africans will undoubtedly rally behind Percy Tau.

Tau’s Al Ahly face Wydad Casablanca in the 2022/23 CAF Champions League final.

Masandawana unfortunately went down against Wydad Casablanca in the semi-finals, via the away goal rule.

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Their exit however isn’t the complete end of the road for South Africa in the competition.

Bafana Bafana star Percy Tau will have a shot at winning another CAF Champions League title come June 2023.

Percy Tau carrying South Africa’s hope after Sundowns exit

The former Mamelodi Sundowns attacker has four goals and five assists thus far for the Egyptian giants.

Percy Tau has been key for Al Ahly en-route to the final and one would easily back him to step up once more for them.

This time around, he’ll have South Africa fully behind him following Mamelodi Sundowns’ exit!

Percy Tau Al Ahly
Al Ahly completed a great comeback in Group B by outplaying Al Hilal to clinch a CAF Champions League quarter-finals place. Image: Twitter

In other news, Orlando Pirates could be smiling all the way to the bank come the end of the 2022/23 campaign.

The Buccaneers have already secured R8 million in prize money after winning the MTN8 title.

Furthermore, Jose Riveiro’s side have to win their final match of the DStv Premiership season to secure second spot against AmaZulu with a healthy scoreline.

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There’s another trophy up for grabs for the Soweto giants after they booked their place in the Nedbank Cup final.

Jose Riveiro’s side face Sekhukhune United in the final scheduled to take place in two weeks time.

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If everything goes smoothly for Jose Riveiro’s side, the club will be smiling all the way to the bank.

Should Orlando Pirates go on to finish in second place in the DStv Premiership, they’ll secure R7.5 million in prize money.

Furthermore, if they go on to beat Sekhukhune United in the Nedbank Cup, R7 million more awaits them.

The PSL Q innovation 4 is also up for grabs for the Buccaneers, depending on how their final league match goes. Should they win it, another R1.5 million awaits.

In total, the Buccaneers could bank up to R24 million in prize money this season.

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