20:50 Referee blows his whistle and game is called off following Zamalek no show.
20:30 Ahly have entered the pitch and still Zamalek players haven't arrived. The referee will wait for 20 minutes before calling the game off.
20:15 Ahly players have started their warm up again.
19:45 Youth coach Ahmed Abdel-Maqsoud has confirmed that he heading to the stadium with a youthful team but the bus is stuck in traffic.
19:30 The game will be postponed for one hour - until 20:30 - due to poor weather and traffic.
19:30 The game hasn't started yet as Zamalek team hasn't arrived.
19:00 Zamalek team hasn't arrived yet at the stadium while Ahly players will start their warm up.
18:30 Zamalek's team bus is heading towards Cairo stadium. According to several reports a youthful Zamalek's side will play the game and no senior players are among the crop.
18:15 Ahly's team bus is stucked in traffic following heavy rains in Cairo.
17:45 Ahly team is heading towards Cairo stadium while there are still no news from Zamalek.
17:00 Some reports suggest that Zamalek may field a youth team against Ahly tonight.
16:00 Still unclear whether Zamalek are going to play the game or not. Striker Mostafa Mohamed says it is cold and he is home !
15:30 Cairo stadium management announced the pitch is ready host the Cairo derby clash despite the torrential rain.
"Everything is ready to host the game as we have a well working water drainage system, so there is no problems to host the game," Cairo stadium manager Walid Abdel-Wahab told reporters a few hours before the game.
14:30 Bitter Cairo rivals Ahly and Zamalek meet again in the space of four days on Monday amid rising tensions following a heated Egyptian Super Cup game on Thursday.
13:00 Despite saying they will pull off from the Cairo derby, Zamalek canceled their early training session.
Venue: Cairo international stadium
Referee: Gediminas Mazeika (Lithuania)
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