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Zamalek to consider participating in AFC Champions League

Zamalek to consider participating in AFC Champions League

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Zamalek president has announced that they are considering participating in the  instead of the African competitions.

The decision comes after Mansour has received back to back one-year bans by CAF and the  from any football-related activities.

Mansour was also handed a nationwide media ban by the Supreme Council for Media Regulation in Egypt and a one year ban by the African Handball Federation.

In protest against the ‘conspiracy’ against him, Mansour has told his club’s official website that the club’s board are studying the participation in the AFC Champions League instead of the African one.

Zamalek failed to qualify for the CAF Champions League for the second year in a row after finishing fourth in the Egyptian Premier League last season.

They will take part in next year’s CAF Confederation Cup, hoping to perform better than this year’s tournament, which saw them getting eliminated by Ethiopian side Welayta Dicha in the first round.

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