File- Zamalek vs El Masry
CAIRO-6 August 2020: Zamalek host El Masry on Thursday night at Borg Al Arab Stadium, which will be the first match to kick off in Egyptian football since COVID-19 pandemic.
The game's importance will go beyond the result as Egyptian fans will be able to follow top division matches for the first time since mid-March.
Zamalek's manager Patrice Carteron added three youngsters, Osama Faisal, Mohamed Hossam and Hossam Ashraf, as the manager will miss some of the team's starting players.
Zamalek will miss Tarek Hamed, Youssef Obama for injury as well as the team's Moroccan stars, Achraf Bencharki and Mohamed Ounajem, who arrived late from Morocco are not fit for the game.
On the other hand, El Masry manager Tarek El Ashry, who is known for playing memorable matches against the White Knights, aims to secure his team's victory in his debut game as the club manager at the domestic competitions.
The game starts on 8:00 pm.