CAIRO: Cairo Security Directorate warned Al-Ahly Ultras fans not to try to enter Cairo Stadium to attend the scheduled March 9 soccer match between Ahly and Tanzanian Young Africans.
In a Sunday statement, the directorate said it would thwart any attempts by the fans to enter the stadium.
Azmi Megahed, the Football Union’s Media Department head, said citizens would not be allowed to attend the match due to current security conditions.
On Saturday, security forces had clashed with Zamalek White Knights fans who tried to enter Cairo Stadium to see the match between Zamalek and Angola champions Cabo Schrob. The clashes led to the arrest of 33 fans.
Originally published in Youm7.