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Ultras Ahlawy fans clash with security forces over access to training session

Ahram Online , Monday 26 Dec 2016
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Ultras Ahlawy fans were involved in minor clashes with security forces on Monday after the fans attempted to gain access to the team's training session ahead of the Cairo derby with Zamalek, Al-Ahram Arabic website reported.

The clashes took place in front of the Ahly club headquarters in Cairo's Gezira district where the training session was due to take place.

Ahly is scheduled to face Zamalek on Thursday in the final match-day of the first round of the Egyptian premier league.

Egypt's security forces have frequently clashed with hardcore football fans — known as "ultras" — in recent years. Several people have been killed, injured and arrested in the process.

Several ultras groups have emerged supporting different teams across Egypt, but they were banned last year by court order.

The ban followed a legal action filed by Mortada Mansour, chairman of Zamalek football club, calling for the groups to be banned and listed as terrorist groups.

 

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