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The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) five-member normalisation committee confirmed that the league would resume, though there have been doubts as to whether this will happen as many clubs oppose the decision.
Swiss coach Weiler looks to shore up club’s main positions with new signings
Sporting clubs are not exempted from these measures, and as part of its social responsibility, Al Ahly, headed by Mahmoud El Khatib, has also taken precautions and preventive measures. These measures have been taken to ensure the safety of Al Ahly family, and include a lockdown of the club’s three branches.
The Egyptian Football Association’s (EFA) normalisation committee, led by Amr El-Ganaini, will hold a press conference on Thursday at the EFA headquarters to announce applying the VAR technology in Egyptian stadiums.
The fourth-round league match was postponed as Egypt hosted U23 Africa Cup of Nations at the time
It will be Al Ahly’s Swiss coach René Weiler’s second Super Cup with the team after he winning the previous edition in September 2019 in Alexandria.
Pyramids received a very strong blow as the EFA’s ethics and discipline committee decided to ban five players of the club, namely Ahmed Ayman Mansour, Ragab Bakkar, Ali Gabr, Islam Eissa, and Omar Gaber for three matches in addition of EGP 50,000 fine for each.
Al Khatib also hopes to win his first title as the head of the club.
Al Ahly’s Chairperson Mahmoud Al-Khatib decided to accompany the club’s delegation to Khartoum, especially after the heated atmosphere in Sudan, and the importance of the game, as Cairo giants need to win or draw to qualify for quarter-finals.
Cairo to host CAF Awards ceremony, and Pharaohs get ready for 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo
Meanwhile, the EFA officials said that a CAF committee will visit Egypt next week to inspect the Cairo and El Salam stadiums to ensure their readiness to host the U-23 AFCON.
El-Khatib’s approval does not mean that the project is under implementation, but it still requires obtaining necessary licences and security approvals, while the marketing department in the club is preparing economic and geographical studies on the stadium scheduled to be built in Sheikh Zayed city.
Taha Ismail, head of the planning committee, said the coach was chosen because he is ambitious and young and has a good ability to communicate with the players
Sayed Abdel Hafez remains as football director
Red Devils seek to complete their victorious league run, while White Knights need face-saving win
Al Ahly is looking for its fifth consecutive win in the Egyptian Premier League when it plays ENPPI on Thursday night in a postponed match of the local competition. Al Ahly enters the game with high morale after regaining the league lead with 70 points. While ENPPI, ranking tenth in the table, has won its …
Al Ahly aims to restore its balance and overcomes its defeat against Mamelodi Sundowns in the African Champions League, when it meets Misr Lel Makkasa on Wednesday in the 28th week of the Egyptian Premier League. They will be looking forward to placating their fans who were deeply saddened with the Red Devils’ biggest defeat …
Following Mamelodi Sundowns’ historic five-goal win over Al Ahly in the CAF Champions League quarter-final, Pitso Mosimane, the manager of Sundowns, said there’s still a long way to go in the title race. He told Daily News Egypt that facing Al Ahly in the second leg in Cairo will not be easy. “We hope to …
Fans of Egyptian football are awaiting the important game between both rivals on Saturday in Borg El Arab in Alexandria. The match is particularly important as it will set the fate of the competition as Zamalek tops the ranking with 53 points, up by two points from Al Ahly in second place with 51 points. …
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Quarter-finals draw expected to be held on 20 March
The Egyptian Football Association (EFA), led by Hany Abu Reda, decided to postpone indefinitely the Egypt Cup game between Zamalek and Misr Lel Makkasa, which was set to be played on Wednesday, as well as the match between Al Ahly and Pyramids, which was scheduled for Thursday. The EFA sent official letters to the four …
Headed by Mahmoud Al Khatib, the board of directors of Al-Ahly will hold an important meeting on Wednesday, which is also the first this year, in order to discuss several administrative issues. The board will also discuss the latest developments in terms of the ongoing construction of the club’s third branch. Al-Ahly hopes to start …
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The CAF’s decision concerning Al Ahly’s spectators shall be suspended until the end of 2018 season unless Al Ahly was found guilty of a similar offence during this period.
Daily News Egypt sat down for an interview with Sabbour, whereby he said that his company aims to achieve EGP 6bn sales in the current year