Ittihad are still in the driver's seat on 59 points, three ahead of Al Nassr, with five games left to play. Ittihad also have the upper hand in the head-to-head record between the sides this season.
Zamalek SC returns to participate in the Egyptian League as they host Ittihad Alexanderia in the 31st round at Cairo stadium at 8 p.m. (CLT).
The deal appears to take rights to broadcast Saudi soccer away from regional broadcaster MBC group, which in July 2014 signed a 4.1 billion riyal, 10-year deal to obtain them.
Junior Ajayi scored as Al Ahly defeated Ittihad 2-0 on Thursday in the fifth round of the Egyptian Premier League.
Mortada Mansour, issued a LE 500,000 fine on football player Mahmoud Abdel Moneim “Kahraba” as a result of his appearance in a TV program.