The Egyptian Sports Minister, Ashraf Sobhi, confirmed that the Football Association did not send any letters regarding hosting the African Champions League final in Cairo, referring to a strange request from the president of the Egyptian Al-Ahly Club Mahmoud Al-Khatib before the final match, and the Egyptian minister revealed many details related to the final match that was collected. Al-Ahly and Moroccan Wydad in the final of the African Champions League, which Al-Ahly lost by two goals without return, in the match that was held in Morocco.
The Egyptian Sports Minister said in a press statement: “The Football Association did not send us any letter regarding hosting the final of the African Champions League, and we will communicate with it to find out the truth of this matter. We have received letters to host the African Beach Soccer, Women’s and Confederation Cup.”
Regarding the request of Mahmoud Al-Khatib, president of Al-Ahly club, Ashraf Sobhi said: “Mahmoud Al-Khatib, president of Al-Ahly club, asked me to legalize the number of fans traveling to Morocco, although it is illegal, but we resolved the crisis. I contacted Mahmoud Al-Khatib and Al-Amri Farouk to solve all the crises facing Al-Ahly club.” Either in Egypt or in Morocco.
Sobhi revealed a number of conditions for hosting tournaments in Egypt, where he said: “I requested a financial study for the combined tournaments, while individual tournaments such as the Confederation requested not to return to us because we have nothing to do with them. And whoever wishes to host, let him host. We are behind Al-Ahly club and its fans and Zamalek club and its fans and we support All clubs.
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