A source in El Gabalaya revealed that the Competitions Committee has set a specific period from 28 to 30 May as the date for the Egyptian Cup matches, due to the lack of time for holding the rest of the tournament matches during the current season, which is witnessing a great deal of pressure in the league matches until the end of September 30th.
The Football Association Competitions Committee has set the period from 28 to 30 May next, as the date for setting up the Egypt Cup and quarter-final matches, before the Al-Ahly match against Enppi is postponed due to Al-Ahmar’s association with the African Super Championship.
The local super match will be held between the league champion, Al-Ahly, and the Egyptian Cup runner-up is the pioneer of the army, where Al-Ahly won the League and Cup last season.
The committee running the Football Association decided to stop the general league competition from July 6 to August 8, due to the participation of the Egyptian Olympic team led by Shawky Gharib in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
Shawky Gharib set next July 5 as the date for the launch of the last camp of the Pharaohs, in preparation for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
In a related development, the Football Association announced the suspension of the general league competition from May 31 to June 15, due to Egypt’s first team playing two matches against Angola and Libya in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
The Egyptian team, led by Hossam El-Badry, faces the Burundian team in Cairo friendly on the third of next June, in preparation for the World Cup qualifiers to be held in Qatar 2022.
The Egyptian national team faces several challenges during the coming period, the first of which is the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, then the African Nations Championship in Cameroon in January 2022, and the Pharaohs will also compete. Arab Cup In December 2021.
The national team will open its World Cup qualifiers from 1 to 15 June next, and in the first round the Pharaohs will face the Angolan national team in Cairo, and the second Libya team outside the land.