Egypt’s Daily sports Digest June 17: Egyptian javelin thrower Ihab Abdel Rahman makes history
Egyptian javelin thrower Ihab Abdel Rahman won the Stockholm edition of the Diamond League with a throw of 86m, Youm7 reported.
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Egyptian javelin thrower Ihab Abdel Rahman snatches Stockholm 2016 Diamond League

Egyptian javelin thrower Ihab Abdel Rahman won the Stockholm edition of the Diamond League with a throw of 86m, Youm7 reported.

Abdel Rahman, 27, made a throw of 88.99 meters and came first before Germany’s Thomas Röhler who took the 2nd place with a throw of 85.89. Abdel Rahman won the silver medal at the 2015 International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) World Championships in Beijing.

Al Ahly to face Zambia’s Zesco in CAF Champions’ League

Al Ahly SC mission flied to Zambia Thursday for anticipated encounter against Zesco SC in the CAF Champions League Group A opener scheduled for Saturday.

The record eight-time African champions Al Ahly will play against Zambian champions at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola.

The Cairo “Red Devils” drew 0-0 in Ndola and won 1-0 in Cairo against Zesco in the pre-group stage in 2011.

Egypt vs Czech Republic at FIVB Volleyball World League

Egypt will face Czech Republic in the FIVB Men’s Volleyball World League 2016 on Friday.

The 2016 FIVB Volleyball World League is a shortened version of the competition to accommodate teams taking part in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Zamalek flew to Nigeria, meet Enyimba in CAF Champions’ League opener Sunday

Cairo giants Zamalek flew to Nigeria Thursday where they are scheduled to launch their CAF Champions’ League group stage campaign with a tough encounter against Enyimba on 19 June.

Zamalek coach Mohamed Helmy said the match, that will take place at the Port Harcourt’s Sharks Stadium at 05:00 p.m. Cairo local time, would be difficult, asking his players to concentrate on the game.

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