Presentation Sport Company denied rumors that the timing of the Super Cup match between Al Ahly and Al-Masry would be changed. The Super Cup match would be held at Hazza bin Zayed Stadium in the United Arab Emirates at 6:00 pm. It is worth mentioning that Al-Ahly announced today that it has received a notice regarding postponing the Super Cup match till 7:45 (Cairo Local Time). A source in the sponsor company told the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) that the Super match would not be postponed.
There were reports that the organizing committee intended to amend the time of the Super Cup match as it coincided at the same time with some important events held in the UAE. The UAE Football Federation announced on Wednesday that Emirati referee Ammar El Gonaibi will referee the Egyptian Super Cup game between Al-Ahly and Al-Masry on Friday. Ahmed El Rashdu and Gassem Abdallah will be the assistant referees in the game.