EXTRA TIME: How Africa responded to controversial Caf Champions League final

The continent's biggest football competition got fans talking from Egypt to South Africa on Twitter

Al-Ahly beat Esperance 3-1 in the first leg of the Caf Champions League (CAFCL) final in Egypt on Friday night.

Two goals by veteran midfielder Walid Soliman and a strike by Amr Al-Sulaya saw the Egyptians beat the Tunisians at the Borg El-Arab Stadium.

All the talk centered around the hosts receiving two penalties and the role of VAR in its first CAFCL game.

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Here's how the fans and media reacted on Twitter from the weekend to Monday, as we look forward to the second leg on Friday.