Al Watan Sport Full details of a “sufficient” threat by Qatar to withdraw the World Cup because of Zamalek


02:34 am Friday 17 January 2020

Full details of a threat


Sources within the Football Association and the Ministry of Youth and Sports revealed the existence of an agreement between Dr. Ashraf Sobhi, the Minister of Youth and Sports, and the Five-Year Committee for the Mountain Administration, headed by Amr Al-Janaini, that requires the minister to communicate with the president of the club Zamalek And informing him of the need to travel to Qatar to compete in the African Super match against Tunisias Esperance there on February 14th, for fear that the club might face penalties if it continues to escalate and not agree to play the game in “Doha”.

A source inside the Football Association said: “The AU officials affirmed, during their contact with us, that it was impossible for the White Castle Mission to face any inconveniences in Qatar, and if that happens, the matter will be transferred to the International Football Association and demand the withdrawal of the 2022 World Cup organization file from there.”

On the other hand, the Football Confederation Committee and its director Hossam Al-Zanati face a crisis after the CAF made adjustments to the dates of the Al-Ahly and Zamalek matches in the fifth round of the African Champions League, where it was decided to submit the date of the White match against Mazembe 24 hours, to be held on January 24 instead of Day 25, with the red confrontation in front of the Tunisian coastal star carried forward for 48 hours, to be held on the 26th of the same month instead of Day 24, for security reasons, and a source inside the Football Association said: «Al-Ahly is linked to the date of the match of Enppi on On the 27th of this month, in the 15th round of the Premier League, The postponement of the coastal star’s meeting for 48 hours confirms that it is impossible to hold his match with the oil team on time.

Source for the homeland: The Al-Ahly and Enppi match will not be held on time

The source added, in statements to “Al-Watan”: “The Al-Ahly and Enppi match will not be held on time, and will be postponed, but there is a state of anxiety within the Football Association for fear of not being able to settle the meeting before the top of the league, and therefore Zamalek will object to facing Al-Ahly before running The last meeting, Enppi, which threatens the establishment of the Egyptian derby next February 24, within the postponements of the fourth round of the Premier League.

The source continued: «The Competitions Committee is currently looking to set a date for the Al-Ahly and Enppi meeting, and it will be announced during the coming days», and Amr Al-Janaini has confirmed that the list does not allow the holding of the summit game postponed from the fourth round of the league competition in the UAE, and «Al-Janaini» explained that the competition regulations The locality does not allow to hold a match in the Egyptian league outside Egypt, and the Super Regulations allow the match to be held outside Egypt.


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