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Abu Dhabi to host Egyptian Super Cup between Al Ahly and Al Masry

Abu Dhabi to host Egyptian Super Cup between Al Ahly and Al Masry

The between domestic double champions Al Ahly and cup runners-up Al Masry will take place at Hazza bin Zayed Stadium, .

The 2015 Super Cup was hosted at the same stadium, when Al Ahly beat arch-rivals Zamalek 3-2, courtesy of Abdallah El-Said and Momen Zakaria.

Presentation, the official sponsor of the Egyptian football, have announced that the cup final will take place on Friday, January 12 at 19:00 CLT.

The Portsaid-based club will take place in their first ever Super Cup despite losing the 2017 Egypt Cup final to Al Ahly, as the Reds have managed to win the Egyptian Premier League as well.

Al Ahly are the record holders of the tournament with nine titles, six more than rivals Zamalek. While Arab Contractors and Haras El-Hodood have managed to win it only once.

Al Masry will become the eighth club to feature in the Egyptian Super Cup after Al Ahly, Zamalek, Ghazl El-Mahalla, ENPPI, Ismaily and Haras El-Hodood.

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