Egypt’s sports digest July 9 : Zamalek playing for pride in Cairo derby against Ahly,Stoke City improve bid for Ramadan Sobhi as Al Ahly set to accept record fee
Ahly defeated Zamalek 2-0 in the reverse league fixture last February (Reuters)
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Zamalek playing for pride in Cairo derby against Ahly – Ahram online

With nothing tangible to play for, Zamalek will be looking to boost their morale by securing their first Egyptian Premier League win over Ahly in nine years when they meet the newly-crowned champions on Saturday.

Zamalek were hoping to host Ahly at Cairo’s Petrosport Stadium, where they beat their nemesis 2-0 in the Egypt Cup final last year, but security officials moved the Cairo derby to Suez. All domestic matches also take place behind closed doors.
The match will be played at 09:30 PM

 

Wadi Degla miss out on African football despite win – Kingfut.com

Despite coming back to defeat Ittihad of Alexandria 2-3 away from home, Wadi Degla have just missed out on any chance of qualifying for the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup.
Wadi Degla came into the encounter needing a victory over an Ittihad of Alexandria side fresh off of an impressive 1-1 draw against champions Al Ahly, as well as a Smouha draw or loss against lowly Tala’a El-Gaish.

 

Stoke City improve bid for Ramadan Sobhi as Al Ahly set to accept record fee – Kingfut.com

Stoke City have improved their offer for Egypt and Al Ahly prodigy Ramadan Sobhi and the Egyptian giants are set to accept what would be an Egyptian Premier League record sale.
English Premier League side Stoke City look set to finally wrap up a deal for Al Ahly’s Ramadan Sobhi after submitting an improved offer for the player.

 

Egypt national handball team to participate in Olympic champion Brazil 2016 – YOUM7

Egypt national handball team travel Saturday to Czech Republic to participate in Olympic champion Brazil 2016.

 

Ghaly: We want to prove that we’re the better side – Kingfut.com

Al Ahly captain Hossam Ghaly has stressed that the team is fully concentrated and determined ahead of the Cairo Derby match against Zamalek.

Al Ahly is set to face Zamalek on July 9 in Army Stadium in Suez, as decided by the Egyptian Football Association (EFA).

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