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Ali Gabr: Win over Al Ahly provides huge boost for Zamalek


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Zamalek defender Ali Gabr expressed his delight over defeating Al Ahly 3-1 on penalties to claim the Egypt Super Cup title on Friday.

The White Knights claimed their third Super Cup title after drawing with the Red Castle 0-0 and beating them in a penalty shootout in the game that was held at the Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

In a phone call with ON Sport satellite channel after the game, Gabr said that he had only one training session with the team after coming back from Gabon, where he participated with Egypt national team in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.

“I want to thank the players for achieving the title. We did what we had to do during the game,” Gabr said.

“Winning the title after beating a big team as Al Ahly will give us an enormous boost to achieve victories in the coming period in all competitions,” he added.

Gabr thanked the fans from both sides who attended the game in Abu Dhabi saying he hopes fans would return back to the stands in Egypt.

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