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Zee Al-Nahda .. Al-Ahly combines the crowning of the league and the cup for the first time with Jose

On this day, June 16, 2006, Al-Ahly defeated Zamalek with a 3-0 victory in the Cairo Stadium in the final of the Egypt Cup. The sniper Emad Miteb and Imad Al-Nahhas, Al-Ahly’s duo, scored my red goals, before Al-Majiko Muhammad Abu Trika failed to enhance the victory by missing a penalty kick saved by Muhammad Abd. With the start of the second half of the match, the sniper Meteb scored the third goal for his team.

Thus, Al-Ahly continued its overwhelming supremacy under the leadership of Portuguese Manuel Jose, locally and continentally, and achieved its fifth championship in less than a year. Al-Ahly’s coronation of the Cup was the first coronation of Jose with the Red Castle in the Egyptian League and Egypt Cup.

Al-Ahly kept its record unbeaten locally to 62 games, 54 games in the league, 7 in the Egypt Cup, and a super match.

The formation of Al-Ahly, led by Portuguese Manuel Jose, came at the top of Cup No. 27, consisting of: Essam El-Hadary, Imad El-Nahhas, Wael Gomaa, Ahmed El-Sayed, Mohamed Barakat, Mohamed Shawky (Hadi Khashaba), Hassan Mustafa (Ghana’s Akuti Mensah), Ahmed Hassan Istakuza (Hossam Ashour), Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Mohamed Aboutrika, Imad Miteb.

While the formation of Zamalek came under the technical leadership of Manuel Kagoda, consisting of: Mohamed Abdel-Monsef Osa, Wael Al-Qabbani, Al-Moataz Billah Inoue, Mahmoud Mahmoud, Youssef Hamdi (Nigerian King Sani), Tamer Abdel Hamid (Jamal Hamza), Alaa Abdel-Ghani, Mohamed Abu El-Ela, Tariq El-Sayed, Abdel-Halim Ali (Ahmed Bakri), Walid Salah Abdel Latif.

The Red Genie was crowned with 42 General League championships, 37 Egypt Cup titles, 10 local super titles, 7 Sultan Hussein Championship titles, 16 Cairo District League titles, one United Arab Republic Cup title, one Egyptian Federation Cup title, along with the coronation of the African Champions League. 9 times in 1982, 1987, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2013 and 2020.

Al-Ahly also won the African Cup of Cups 4 times in 1984, 1985, 1986 and 1993.

The Red Genie won the Confederation once in 2014, and was crowned the African Super 7 times in 2002, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2013, 2014, and 2021 and achieved a single title in the Afro-Asian Cup in 1998, to crown the Red Genie with 22 continental titles so far.

Throughout its long history, Al-Ahly club combined the league and cup championship 15 times, the first of which was in the “1948-1949” season, the first season in which the league competition was held, in which the Red Genie was crowned, and also succeeded in winning the Egypt Cup title at the expense of Zamalek “Farouk at the time.” In overtime, "3-1."

While the last coronation of the league and the cup together was this season 2019-2020, where Al-Ahly succeeded in combining for the “15th” time between the league and the cup competition, after its victory over Tala’a El-Jaish on penalties after the original time of the match ended in a positive tie with a goal for each team.