FilGoal | News | Mujahid: We may play the league holders during the Olympics … and Zamalek must present evidence of his appeal against Imam Ashour’s punishment.


Ahmed Mujahid, head of the tripartite committee to manage the affairs of the Football Association, revealed the possibility of ending the Egyptian League in August if the clubs agreed to play the postponed during the suspension of the Olympic team.

Mujahid said on Radio On Sport: “Al-Ahly is grateful, he submitted a request and expressed his readiness to play the Tigris Valley and Cleopatra Ceramic matches during the suspension of the Olympic team.”

He added, “If the clubs show some flexibility in waiving some of their rights, we may play several matches during the suspension period of the Olympic team. This makes the league end on August 15 and we will take advantage of the rest of the month to play the Egyptian Cup matches, and the next season begins in September.”

“There may be some changes in the upcoming international agenda, which gives us some time to play league matches,” he added.

He went on to talk about the decisions of the Appeals Committee, saying: “The decision to deduct 3 points from Ismaily is final, because the Yellow Club did not implement the decision of the International Sports Court in the first place.”

He concluded his remarks, “The disciplinary committee’s penalties regarding the Youth Summit will be fully implemented. Advisor Adel Al-Shorbaji, Chairman of the Appeals Committee, told me if Zamalek has evidence that he has submitted an appeal against Imam Ashour’s punishment to present it to us for consideration.”

The Disciplinary Committee of the Football Association had decided earlier, to suspend Imam Ashour, a Zamalek player, and 5 other players, born in 1999, for 12 games due to a video of them chanting insulting slogans to some of Al-Ahly’s symbols after the 1999 born league summit between Al-Ahly and Zamalek. (See details)

Adel Al-Shorbaji, head of the grievance committee, said in statements to “The name of Imam Ashour was not present in the FIFA statement because Zamalek club and the player did not submit an appeal from the ground to the player’s penalty.” (See details)

For his part, Zamalek confirmed with the documents that he had submitted an appeal against Imam Ashour’s punishment to the Football Association. (See details)


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