The energy was electrifying throughout the stadium - Fikile Mbalula

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula joins 702's Xolani Gwala on the line from Alexandria in Egypt to celebrate Mamelodi Sundowns CAF Champions League victory.

Mbalula describes meeting the Zamalek president who he says at first seemed happy, praising South Africa, saluting to Mandela and talking politics. Then later he saw him on stage becoming angry.

I saw him on the stage, explode and that was the first time I saw him angry.

Fikile Mbalula Sports Minister

He says the president accused the SA team of bribery and using magic and witchcraft.

He says the Egyptians and Zamalek fans are soccer mad.

The energy was so electrifying throughout the stadium

Fikile Mbalula Sports Minister

Listen to Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula describe the colour and details of the big event...


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