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EFA: Cairo Derby on the 29th of December

Posted on December 15, 2016

Efa confirm derby date

The Egyptian Football Association ‘’ executive director, Tharwat Sweilam, confirmed that the derby match between and Zamalek will be played according to schedule on the 29th of December.

Sweilam told DMC Sports TV channel that till this moment no discussions were made in the EFA for postponing the .

“The national team would like players to start the training camp before the AFCON without any sensitivities,” Sweilam explained. “Usually players are tensioned before the derby and this could have a direct impact on the national team.”

“The staff is waiting for the return of Hector Cuper from his vacation, after they reach a final decision they will discuss it with us,” he added.

Sweilam concluded his TV comments confirming that the match will be played according to schedule unless the national team asked them to postpone it.


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