CAIRO – 12 September 2019: The draw for the 2019-2020 Egyptian League season held on Thursday afternoon in Cairo and resulted in tough clashes at the opening fixture.
The defending champions, Al-Ahly, will open their campaign to defend the title against Smouha while Zamalek will open the new season with a clash against Al Ittihad Alexandria.
The new comers, Tanta, FC Masr and Aswan have been drawn against Wadi Degla, Al Inttag Al Harby and Misr El Makassah respectively.
The opening fixture matches:
Al-Ahly vs Smouha
Zamalek vs Al Ittihad
Enppi vs Pyramids
Tanta vs Wadi Degla
FC Masr vs Al Inttag Al Harby
Aswan vs Misr El Makassah
Arab Contractors vs El Geish
Haras El Hodoud vs Al Masry
Ismaily vs El Gouna
FC Masr are participating at the Egyptian League top division for the first time in the history.
Al-Ahly won the Egyptian League title last season after a fierce title race with their arch rivals, Zamalek.