Zamalek edged forward of their CAF Champions League semi-final towards Raja Casablanca as Achraf Bencharki’s header secured a 1-Zero first-leg victory.
Winger Bencharki made the distinction on the Mohamed V Complicated in Casablanca, to place his aspect within the ascendancy forward of the groups assembly once more in Egypt on Saturday.
Zamalek, the five-time African champions, survived an early penalty enchantment when Soufiane Rahimi went to floor and wished a spot-kick.
They nudged in entrance within the 18th minute, with Zizo’s cross from the best completely flighted to the far publish the place Bencharki rose properly to move into the online.
Rahimi threatened with a header that nearly crept in as Moroccan champions Raja fought again, seeking to degree the tie.
Youssef Obama then spurned an awesome second-half probability to provide Zamalek a two-goal cushion, seeing his close-range shot charged down.
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