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Zamalek and Al Ahly included in Forbes’ list of best Arab Clubs

Posted on August 26, 2015

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Cairo giants and featured in ’ list of the strongest 30 clubs in the Arab World.

Egyptian Premier League winners Zamalek topped the list, while their arch-rivals Ahly came in fourth place.

Saudi Arabian clubs Al-Hilal and Al-Nassr came in second and fifth respectively, while Kuwaiti outfit Kuwait SC rounded out the top five, sitting in third place.

The American magazine also rated the clubs in terms of the number of official trophies. Being the most decorated club in the world with 20 trophies, Al Ahly held first place on that list.

In terms of the coefficients provided by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics, Al-Hilal come in first place with 146.5 points.

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Red denotes the club’s global coefficient (IFFHS), while the blue numbers represent the number of offical trophies won by the club. The green numbers indicate the relative strength of the club’s domestic league. PHOTO: Forbes Middle East


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