LIVE: Al-Nasr (KSA) v Al Ahed (Lebanon) | Arab Championship 2017 | Egypt
Time: 12:00 Cairo Local Time
Venue: Alexandria Stadium, Alexandria | Egypt
Al-Nasr of Saudi Arabia will face Al Ahed from Lebanon in the opening match or group B in the Arab Championship 2017 at Alexandria Stadium.
The Arab Championship, which was formerly called the Arab Champions League, springs back to life following a four-year hiatus.
Cairo and Alexandria will host the Arab Championship from 22 July to 6 August.
The winners of each of the three groups will advance to the semis along with the best second-placed side.
The tournament was last held in 2013 when Algeria’s USM Alger clinched the title.
The lucrative financial rewards include a $2.5 million for the winner.
The Arab tournament was held over the course of the season from 2003-04 to 2008-09 and named the Arab Champions League as the Union of Arab Football Associations (UAFA) sought to emulate the prestigious European Champions League.
Group B: Zamalek (Egypt), FUS Rabat (Morocco), Al-Nassr (Saudi Arabia), Al-Ahed (Lebanon)