On this day, June 8, 1956, Al-Ahly club crowned the Egyptian Cup in its “35” version, after winning the final match at the expense of Tersana with a goal without a response scored by Sayed Saleh in the “35” minute of the first half, bringing Al-Ahly between the league and cup titles for the fifth time. , where he previously combined the two titles in the years “1948-1949, 1949-1950, 1950-1951, 1952-1953”, referee Hussein Emam managed the match, and Ismail Kaseb and Abdullah Refaat assisted.
Like Al-Ahly: Adel Heikal, Abdel Wahab Selim, Reda Abdel Hamid, Talaat Abdel Hamid, Refaat Al-Fanajily, Tarek Selim, Wajih Mustafa, Sayed Saleh, Mr. Attia “Toto”, Saleh Selim, and Murad Nadim.
Like the arsenal: Qadri Naseem, Fouad Joudeh, Hussein Al-Naqly, Hamdto Ahmed, Abdel Khaleq Abdel Hafeez, Hanafi Shaarawy, Farouk Hassan Ali, Fikri, Hamdi Abdel Fattah, Mahmoud Daoud “Manas” and Mohy Sharshar.
The Red Genie won 42 championships general league37 Egypt Cup titles, 10 local Super titles, 7 Sultan Hussein championship titles, 16 Cairo District League titles, one United Arab Republic Cup title, one Egyptian Federation Cup title, along with the African Champions League being crowned 9 times in 1982, 1987, 2001 and 2005 And 2006, 2008, 2013 and 2020.
Al-Ahly also succeeded in winning the African Cup of Cups 4 times in 1984, 1985, 1986 and 1993.
The Red Genie won the Confederation once in 2014, and was crowned the African Super 7 times in 2002, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2013, 2014, and 2021, and achieved a single title in the Afro-Asian Cup in 1998, to crown the Red Genie with 22 continental titles so far..
Over the course of its long history, Al-Ahly club combined the two league championships andthe cup 15 times, the first of which was in the “1948-1949” season, the first season in which the league competition was held, in which the Red Genie was crowned, and he also succeeded in winning the Egypt Cup at the expense of Zamalek “Farouk at the time” in the extra time “3-1.”
While the last coronation of the league and the cup together was this season 2019-2020, where Al-Ahly succeeded in combining for the “15th” time between the league and the cup competition, after its victory over Tala’a El-Jaish on penalties after the original time of the match ended in a positive tie with a goal for each team.