The Football Association meets with the clubs today to discuss playing the league without the Olympic team players


Officials of the tripartite committee of the Football Association will hold a meeting at 1 p.m. today with the Premier League clubs to discuss a number of issues related to the league championship, including pressuring matches and playing the League and Egypt Cup matches without Olympic players next July during the period of the Olympic team’s suspension to participate in the Tokyo Olympics 2021.

The meeting will also address the position of the league championship in the next season, which is witnessing great pressure from the first team, which will participate in the World Cup at the end of November, and then another stop in preparation for the African Nations Cup in January 2022 in Cameroon, in addition to the club’s links to the African Champions League matches in the new season.

The Egyptian Football Association agreed to Al-Ahly’s request to postpone its matches against Tigris Valley and Ceramica in the 22nd and 23rd rounds of the Premier League competition, which are scheduled for May 18 and 25, respectively, provided that they play them during the stoppage of the competition for the Olympic team to gather in preparation for participation in the Olympiad.

The Egyptian Football Association referred Al-Ahly’s request to the Federation’s Competitions Department to study the new appropriate dates for the two matches and obtain the necessary approvals, in accordance with the rules announced by the Football Association.

According to the regular schedule he meets Al-Ahly team With the Tigris Valley in the 22nd week on May 18, before facing Ceramica on the 25th of the same month in the 23rd week, then Al-Ahly will head to Doha to face the rise of Borkan in the African Super on May 28.

The club’s management had previously sent a letter to the Egyptian Football Association requesting the transfer of the Al-Ahly matches with both, Wadi Degla in the 22nd week and Ceramica in the 23rd week of the League Championship, to the interruption of the league competition during the Tokyo Olympics.


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