08:03 PM | Tuesday 12 October 2021
The top match between Al-Ahly and Zamalek
Today, Tuesday, the Egyptian Professional Clubs Association conducted the draw for the Egyptian Premier League for the 2021-2022 season, in a major hotel in Cairo, and resulted in an expected clash between the two poles of Egyptian football. Al-Ahly and Zamalek, in the third round of the age of the competition.
Amer Hussein, a member of the Club Association, admitted that the biggest crisis facing the new season is the pauses he will suffer from, up to 200 days.
Is the summit match between Al-Ahly and Zamalek postponed?
Amer Hussein revealed that the dates of only 8 rounds of the Premier League for the 2021-2022 season, which will start on October 25, will be revealed.
It is likely that 3 rounds will be played before the stoppage of next November, during which Egypt will play two matches in the fifth and sixth rounds of the African qualifiers for the World Cup.
And in the event that 3 rounds of the new season are held, the Zamalek match against Al-Ahly will be held, immediately before the international stop, which may threaten the holding of the meeting, for fear that this meeting will have a negative impact on the Egyptian team, which is a step away from qualifying for the final round in the qualifiers. Africa qualified for the World Cup.
Source: Queiroz decides the date of the Al-Ahly and Zamalek match
A source close to the technical staff of the Egyptian national team revealed that the Portuguese coach, Carlos Queiroz, will decide the fate of the national team top match And setting the date of the Al-Ahly and Zamalek match, whether by holding it normally, or postponing it to a later date, according to the interest of the Pharaohs, before the Angola and Gabon matches in November.
It is noteworthy that Al-Ahly meets against Ismaili, Al-Ahly Bank, and Zamalek in the first three rounds according to the league table of the new season, while Zamalek will play against Enppi, Tala’a El-Gaish, and then the summit match in the third round.
The next international stop, starting on Monday, November 8, will be just 3 days before Egypt and Angola meet in Luanda, in the fifth round of World Cup qualifiers.