Rabat – Casablanca’s Wydad defeated TP Mazembe (1-0) on Saturday at the Mohammed V stadium. The current African champions clinched the first Super Cup in its history, and offers the third African title to Morocco in less than four months.
Wydad of Casablanca had previously lost two CAF Super Cups in 1993 against Africa Sport of Cote d’Ivoire and in 2003 against Zamalek of Egypt.
Moroccan fans had to wait until the 85th minute to see their team score the winning goal.
Wydad of Casablanca’s new title comes to confirm Morocco’s dominance over African football. On November 4, the Moroccan team won its second CAF Champions League and in on February 4 Morocco’s national team of local players won the African Nations Championship.