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The statement of the Egyptian Football Association regarding the Premier League football competition and the changes in the competition in the dates and matches are as follows:
“Recent events have accelerated since the postponement of the match between Al Ahli and Zamalek within the fourth week of the Premier League with instructions from the security authorities and a commitment from the Egyptian Football Federation to its promises to the public not to leave the field to any interpretations by any of the parties of the football system, which opens the door for fallacies and then deal with It is a fact. “
The Egyptian Football Federation wishes to clarify several points: First: The Egyptian Football Federation confirms its appreciation and respect to all parties of the Egyptian football system and at the heart of it all Egyptian clubs participating in its competitions without exception. The Federation also affirms its understanding of the pursuit of any club to achieve its interests. Welcoming and assisting the Egyptian Federation as much as possible unless this is contrary to the interest of the competitions it organizes for the benefit of Egyptian football, in particular all clubs participating in it.
Second: The Egyptian Football Federation confirms its full commitment to what it committed itself to arbitrate the principle of justice in all its dealings
⁃ The decision to postpone the game was instructed by the security authorities, despite the multiple attempts made by the management committee of the federation to hold the game on time, and ultimately the public and national interest was raised. The affair.
⁃ Announcement of the competitions administration in the Federation before the start of the competition confine the cases of modification of dates in two possibilities: a security request, a change in the dates of foreign championships.
⁃ Presenting the match between Zamalek and the contractors within the fifth week to be held four days before its due date. In addition to the ease of setting another date for the match between contractors and Aswan from the fourth round because of the non-participation of the parties externally, which is what the clubs understood
Third: The Egyptian Football Federation categorically rejects any statements or hints from either party that the members of the five-member committee appointed by the International Federation of Football are biased against one party against another party. The Egyptian Federation calls upon all skeptics to prove their doubts with concrete evidence and submit them to any party. They also have the consequences of not being proven.
Fourth: Although the five-member committee assigned by the International Federation, whose members work voluntarily and without any ambition to continue after the expiry of their mandate, they are at the same time part of the sports system in Egypt, and within the national fabric that we all have, and appreciate the exact circumstances Going through the homeland without arousing public opinion or upset the facts.
Fifth: The Egyptian Football Federation, which considers itself the home of the football nation, is happy to keep its door open to all its children, listen to their complaints and reassure them on their rights and help them to achieve their interests within the framework of justice and not unfair to the public interests of all sides of the football system.
Sixth: Based on the Egyptian Football Federation’s statement today from the Ministry of Youth and Sports and within the framework of security instructions and in light of Egypt’s hosting of the African Nations Championship under the age of 23 years and concerted efforts to make it successful The African Nations Under-23 Championship, to be resumed after the end of the tournament in the same order listed in the competition table, while the match Ahli and Zamalek deferred security instructions from the fourth week at the end of the first round.