Champions League

African and Qatari media react to PSG reaching Champions League Final

PSG have qualified for the Champions League final for the first time in club history following an impressive win over RB Leipzig in Lisbon.

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African and Qatari media react to PSG reaching Champions League Final
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PSG delivered an impressive display scoring three times in their UCL semi-final game against Leipzig. The French side, for the first time in history have booked their first ticket ever for a Champions League final and are set to face the winner from Bayern Munich and Lyon clash.

Thomas Tuchel's men managed to end the valiant RB Leipzig's campaign with the high quality in all areas of the pitch from the French capital proving too much for the Bundseliga men.

This is how the win for the Ligue 1 side was reported by a number of African and Qatari websites:

One of Egypt's major sports websites "Yallakora" used the title "PSG's first final ends 7 years of European failure" to shed the light on PSG thrilling win over Leipzig. The article explained how the impressive performance of PSG put an end to the adventure of promising Leipzig in Champions league.

Adding that this is a historic night and an unprecedented achievement for the French giants, who had reached the semi-finals in 1994-1995 competition before losing to AC Milan 3-0 on aggregate.

Supersport shows Di Maria admiration

The website of the famous South African channels "Supersport" stated that 'Di Maria leads PSG past Leipzig to first ever UCL final' to highlight the great role the Argentine played in PSG's qualification to the final, with his goal and 2 assists. The article also mentioned that Di Maria has never lost a Champions League game in which he scored.

The Doha based Bein sports media group owned by the Qatari businessman Nasser El-Khelaifi celebrated the occasion with the headline: "PSG makes history and qualifies for the UCL final.

El-Khelaifi told Bein TV "Today is a historic day for the team, It's a great feeling and an indescribable achievement following all the difficulties the team had to face".

Champions League - Semi Final - RB Leipzig v Paris St GermainSoccer Football - Champions League - Semi Final - RB Leipzig v Paris St Germain - Estadio da Luz, Lisbon, Portugal - August 18, 2020 Paris St Germain's Angel Di Maria celebrates scoring their second goal with Neymar, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Senegalese hero

PSG player Idrissa Guèye has been labelled a hero in Senegalese press after he became the second Senegalese to reach champions league final following Sadio Mane who has been part of the final game on two occasions, and won the competition with Liverpool last year.