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Ahly club mourns death of tennis youngster in car accident

A domestic competition was halted at the Ahly club for one day due to the death of young athlete Omar Amama

Ahram Online , Tuesday 8 Mar 2016
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Egyptian club Ahly halted Tuesday's games in the club's Tennis Championship to mourn the death of its young player Omar Amama in a car accident.

"The Egyptian Tennis Federation (ETF) supports Ahly's decision in suspending Tuesday games of the Tennis Championship … to mourn the death of Amam," the club stated on its official website.

The 20-year-old athlete lost his life on his way to his Cairo college due to a car crash.

ETF spokeswoman Walaa Ali confirmed to Ahram Online that the Ahly competition was halted.

"Other domestic activities are still on as we supervise tens of domestic competitions a year," she added.

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