Pitso Mosimane and his Al Ahly team took a major step in their CAF Champions League ambitions with a convincing victory over Wydad Casablanca on Saturday.
Mosimane welcomed back some of his regular stars to his starting XI, after suffering some injury scares over the last few weeks.
It was the Red Devils who had the upper hand early on when they took the lead courtesy of Mohamed Magdi.
Goalkeeper Mohamed El-Shenawy, who was a welcome addition to the team proved to be the hero as he saved a penalty for the visitors.
The tightly-contested affair was put to bed in the second half as Maloul converted a penalty for Mosimane's side.
'Jingles' side take a handsome lead into the second leg, having scored two away goals, with Wydad making the trip to Cairo in a a week's time.
Scroll through the gallery above to see some of the pics from the match.