A number of Egyptian Superstar، Sherine Abdel Wahab’s fans shared a video on Twitter of the 38-year-old performing Egypt’s National Anthem، before Al Ahly SC VS Al Masry SC match in the Super Cup final، in Al Ain، UAE.
Noteworthy، after beating rivals Zamalek in Cairo derby 3-0، Al Ahly faced Al-Masry in the Super Cup final، where Al Ahly boosted dominance over local trophies after winning Friday’s game and snatched the 10th Super Cup title.
Ahly almost assumed high pressure along the 120-minute game، but Ahly striker Walid Azaro gave the Red Devils the lead after a terrible mistake from Al-Masry keeper Massoud in the first half of extra time.
The Port Said-based Masry tried to offset the lead in the remaining minutes but a defense-based strategy and few of substitutions left to coach Hossam Hassan could not help him so much.
Ahly actually could kill the game just two minutes before the final whistle، but Momen Zakareya header went six yards out from the box.
Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) announced that Abu Dhabi will play host to the Egyptian football super cup match for the third time running، according to Abu Dhabi Sports Council.
Abu Dhabi’s vision to host popular sports event fits within the efforts made by Abu Dhabi Sports Council to attract global sports events، and keeping with the directives of H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan، Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation، Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council.
For his part، Hani Abu Reida، Chairman of the Egyptian Sports Association lauded the huge capabilities and abilities of the UAE to host mega international sport events.
“We are proud and delighted to announce hosting the Egyptian football super cup in the UAE for the third time،” Aref Hamad Al Awani، General Secretary of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council said.
Al Awani praised the brotherly relations between UAE and Egypt. He also announced that the fourth edition of Zayed’s charity marathon will be held in El Oqsour، Egypt on 19 January 2018.