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Egypt Cup final Ahly vs Zamalek to be held in Saudi Arabia

The Egyptian Football Association, the Saudi Arabian Football Federation, and the United Sports Company announced that the Egypt Cup final match between Al-Ahly and Zamalek for the season 2022-2023 will be held in Riyadh on March 8.

The Vice President of United Sports Company Saif al-Waziri, said that Egypt Cup is the oldest football competition in Egypt, the Arab world, and the African continent, and that its importance comes not only from its heritage but also from the fact that it bears Egypt’s name.

And now this tournament has come to be held outside the Egyptian borders, Waziri noted, like many other international tournaments, to meet public demand and achieve exceptional commercial revenues that benefit the federations and clubs and become a major event within Saudi Arabia,

The chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Entertainment Authority (GEA) in Saudi Arabia Turki al-Sheikh said in an interview with MBC Misr channel that “The match will be a joint broadcast, between Egypt and Saudi Arabia.”

He added that there will be a huge studio for this event, with celebrations, as the match will be a major event with surprises ahead.

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