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Al Ahly To Rival Man Utd, Real & Barca For Major Award

Pitso Mosimane could win big with Al Ahly on and off the pitch after the Egyptian giants were the only African club nominated for a major award alongside the likes of Manchester United, Real Madrid and FC Barcelona.

Click through the gallery above to see all the shortlisted teams for the Globe Soccer Club of the Century award!

Since Mosimane arrived at the club in October, Al Ahly have secured the Egyptian Premier League title. In addition, the Red Devils have also booked their spot in the Egyptian Cup semi-finals, in which they will face Al Ittihad on 1 December, and set up a CAF Champions League final with bitter rivals Zamalek this week.

The two Egyptian giants will meet in the final of Africa's biggest club competition on Friday, when Al Ahly will attempt to lift their ninth Champions League trophy, while Mosimane will be keen to win his second CAF CL title.

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Off the pitch, though, Al Ahly could get their hands on yet more accolades after the Egyptian giants were nominated for the Globe Soccer Club of the Century award.

The Red Devils are the only African team on the shortlist, and are up against United, Real, Barca, Liverpool, Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich for the prize.

Read: Ronaldo, Messi & Salah Nominated For 'Player Of The Century' Award

The abovementioned clubs have been nominated for their performances between 2001 and 2020, with the winners being announced on 27 December during a ceremony in Dubai.

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