The Football Association clings to Egyptian referees in the summit match, May 10


Officials of the tripartite committee of the Football Association adhered to appointing an Egyptian referee team for the summit match between Al-Ahly and Zamalek scheduled for May 10 in the 21st round of the Premier League. Jabalia officials refused the request of either club to appoint foreign referees due to the lack of time and the difficulty of addressing European countries to bring in referees in light of the Corona virus procedures and the isolation followed in some countries, in addition to the fact that there is a prior decision by the Football Association to appoint Egyptian referees for the summit matches and refuse to bring in foreigners.

Amr Al-Dardir, the media spokesperson for Zamalek club, confirmed his club’s refusal to engage The top match The next match with Al-Ahly is scheduled for next Monday with Egyptian referees, and Al-Dardir said, “Zamalek refuses to go to the next summit with Egyptian referees. It does not mean that the first match was played by an Egyptian referee crew that we agree to play the second match with Egyptian referees as well.”

The media spokesman for Zamalek added, “We did not agree to the Egyptian arbitration at the first summit and some errors appeared in the match, such as wasting time from the opposing team, so we reject the presence of an Egyptian refereeing team for the next summit .. We will address the Football Association in this regard to resolve the matter quickly.”


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