Egyptian Giants Zamalek to Participate in Dubai Challenge Cup 2024

Egyptian Giants Zamalek to Participate in Dubai Challenge Cup 2024
Egyptian Giants Zamalek to Participate in Dubai Challenge Cup 2024

Egyptian Giants Zamalek to Participate in Dubai Challenge Cup 2024: Egypt’s 14-time champions Zamalek are expected to participate in the first Dubai Challenge Cup 2024. The tournament will be held at the Al Maktoum Stadium of Al Nasr Club from January 26 to 28. This football wonder will feature the best teams. from Asia and Africa, strengthening Dubai’s status as the destination of choice for hosting international sporting events.

Under the patronage of Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council (DSC), and in collaboration with the Dubai Department of Economy and Tourism (DET), the Dubai Challenge Cup reflects the city’s commitment to better the center of international sports competitions.

The participation of a prestigious club like Zamalek adds great appeal to the tournament, promising football fans an exciting display of skill and competition. The inaugural Dubai Challenge Cup is set to contribute to Dubai’s reputation as a dynamic and dynamic host to international sports, and thus foster connections between teams and fans from different regions.

Egyptian Giants Zamalek to Participate in Dubai Challenge Cup 2024

Alongside the Egyptian giants are three-time CAF Champions League and eight-time Morocco Cup winners Raja Club Athletic, China’s Wuhan Three Cities and Saudi Arabia’s Al Ahli.

Zamalek SC, coached by Ahmed Abou El Fotouhm Shikabala, known as Shikabala, will face Raja Club Athletic in the opening of the tournament on January 26.

Wuhan Three Cities, led by Brazilian Davidson da Luz Pereira, will face Al Ahli Saudi a day later. Notable stars of the Saudi team include former Liverpool player Roberto Firmino. Additionally, Al Ahli’s squad includes French striker Allan Saint-Maximin, who left Newcastle United to join the Middle Eastern club in a deal worth around 25 million pounds sterling in July.

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One of the highlights of the 2024 calendar is the first Dubai Challenge Cup, according to Ahmed Al Khaja, Executive Director of Dubai Festivals and Retail at the Dubai Department of Economy and Tourism. Al Khaja said: “The first Dubai Challenge Cup is a great addition to our annual calendar of high-level sporting events, in line with the vision of the Dubai Economic Agenda, D33, which aims to further strengthen the position of Dubai as one of the top three. in the world. cities for business and leisure.

Saeed Hareb, secretary general of the Dubai Sports Council, reiterated the importance of hosting the Dubai Challenge Cup in 2024, highlighting its role as a benchmark for the city’s sports calendar. Hareb expressed his desire to see the event launch a series of unique sporting events throughout the year, contributing to Dubai’s reputation as the world’s leading destination for major teams.

The format of the Dubai Challenge Cup 2024, which begins at the semi-final stage, promises a fierce competition, with each team playing two matches. The tournament will conclude with a final or playoff for third and fourth place, thus providing an exciting and competitive platform for participating teams as they begin their season preparations.

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