Meyiwa had no chance of saving Aboutreika's free-kick and was called into action again in the first half, with a good stop to deny an Al Ahly second goal.
Gcaba's schoolboy error led to Al Ahly's opening goal in the first half. However, Gcaba was able to atone for his mistake as the match continued.
Matlaba's attempts to score finally paid off as his low drive secured the draw for the home side.
Jele struggled to deal with Soliman during the match, but was involved in some good attacking play.
Mahamutsa was a solid force in defence for the Buccaneers.
Manyisa wasted a chance in the second half, but was generally influential in the midfield
Myeni struggled to create attacking chances and was a shadow of his former self.
Klate was electric down the right wing for Pirates, troubling Al Ahly defence on numerous occasions.
Segolela was his usual self down the right wing, creating numerous chances for Pirates due to his pace and crosses into the box.
Jali forced a good save from Ekramy, and showed off his passing skills during the match.
Bacela had a few chances to give Pirates the upper hand, but struggled to find his range when it mattered most.
Ekramy was solid in goal for the visiting side, showing his class with a superb save in the second half.
Ibrahim did well to keep the midfield solid during the first leg of the final.
Al Ahly's central defender was flawless on the night, often breaking up the play and organising the visiting side's defensive line.
Gomaa's strength and poise in the middle of the park was on show, as he was a vital cog in the Al Ahly machine.
Sherif Abdul Fadil
Elfadil was put under immense pressure during the match but did well to stop Pirates from running rampant.
Soliman was threatening in attack throughout the match, using his pace to hurt Pirates on the counter-attack.
Moawad had to contend with a Pirates onslaught and was solid for the majority of proceedings.
Abdalla El Said
Partnered well with AbouTrika in the final third, but did not have many opportunities to push forward.
Mohamed Abo Trika
AbouTrika's splendid free kick in the first half was the most outstanding action from an Al Ahly player on the night. The influential player was a bright spark for the visiting side during the match, his desire to lift another Caf Champions League there for all to see.
Ashour struggled to make an impact for the Egyptian Giants and did not create any clear-cut chances for the visiting side.
Ahmed Abdul Zaher
Zaher had a few chances to put Al Ahly in more control but was wasteful. He may have felt hard done by, when a clear goal was deemed as offside by the referee.