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Cairo Derby moved to Borg El-Arab stadium

Borg El-Arab Stadium

The 110th league Cairo derby between Al Ahly and Zamalek has been moved to the Borg El-Arab Stadium in Alexandria.

The Egyptian FA had originally made the decision to play the match between Ahly and Zamalek, Cairo and Egypt’s biggest clubs, at the El-Gouna Stadium.

However, executive director of the Egyptian FA Tharwat Sweilem took the decision to change venue, to the Borg El-Arab Stadium at 8:00 p.m. (GMT +2), after meeting with the government ministers.

PREVIEW: The 110th league Cairo Derby – Al Ahly vs. Zamalek

It was also announced that the match will be officiated by Serbian referees.

Zamalek are one point away from snatching the Egyptian league title meaning they only need a draw, with three games remaining.

Today Ahly’s training session was called off after fans packed the Mokhtar El-Tetsh stadium before their training session.

Ahmad Yousef is a proud Egyptian football fanatic who started playing football at a young age and was scouted for Ipswich Town. A hardcore Tottenham Hotspur fan and Zamalek supporter by blood, Ahmad mainly follows European football involving Egyptian players and the Egyptian national team. Ahmad’s love for Egyptian players abroad is what initially spurred him into writing. He now writes regularly and is also an editor at

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