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Egypt's Zamalek fly to Germany for new season's preparatory camp

Ahram Online , Sunday 8 Jul 2018
Egypt's Zamalek fly to Germany for new season's preparatory camp (Photo: Zamalek Official Website)
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Zamalek football club flew on Sunday morning to Nuremberg, Germany, where they will play three friendly games as part of their preparatory camp for the 2018-19 season, the club announced.

The new Cairo giants' coach Christian Gross has named 28-man squad to take part in the team's crew that traveled to Germany on Sunday to start preparations for their coming duties.

Zamalek will start their friendly games series during the closed camp in Germany by playing Nuremberg on Tuesday before facing Emirates' outfit Al-Wasl on Friday. The opponent of the third friendly is yet to determined.

Zamalek's international players Tarek Hamed, Ali Gabr, Mahmoud 'Kahraba' and Mahmoud 'Shikabala' — will miss the camp after finishing participation with Egypt's national team in the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

The Whites, who have revolved through a number of coaches over the last few seasons, won the Egypt Cup after finishing the Egyptian Premier League in fourth place with 61 points, 27 behind winners Ahly, whom they will meet in the Super Cup.

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