Al Ahly, Zamalek & Egyptian PL teams announce three-day mourning

Al Ahly have announced a three-day mourning at the club in the wake of the deadly events that marred the teamís game with Masri, vowing not to forgive what...

Al Ahly have announced a three-day mourning at the club in the wake of the deadly events that marred the teamís game with Masri, vowing not to forgive what happened in Port-Said.

Thousands of Masri fans invaded the pitch after their teamís victory over Ahli, clashing with the visiting supporters and causing the death of 73 people.

ďThe board will announce mourning for three days at the club where all sports activities will be suspended,Ē Ahli board member Khaled Mortagi told the clubís satellite channel.
ďWe will not forgive what happened and justice will be served for the lives taken.
ďThe club will raise the case to the highest authorities in order to open an immediate investigation.Ē

Family’s receiving the victims body:

Zamalekís website also announced the clubís support to arch-rivals Ahli following the disaster, stating that sports activities are suspended indefinitely.

The Whitesí game with Ismaili has been called off at half time, following a request from manager Hassan Shehata upon learning the news from Port-Said.

In the same manner, Ismaili have suspended sports activities for three days.

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