Club World Cup: Al Ahly set up a semi with Corinthians after sinking Sanfrecce 2-1

Sanfrecce Hiroshima 1 – Al Ahly 2 (Club World Cup, December 9, 2012) Al Ahly burst into the lead on the quarter hour when Al-Sayed Hamdy sidefooted home from 8-yards. The J-Leaguers hit back just after the half hour when Hisato Sato equalised witha low shot after the Egyptians failed to clear their lines. Al Ahly regained the advantage early in the second half through Mohamed Abo Trika.