Easy round of 32 for Ahly and Zamalek in Egypt Cup

Eslam Omar , Tuesday 6 Jan 2015

Egypt Cup round of 32 draw hit Ismaily, El-Geish, Masry, Ittihad, ENPPI, El-Shorta with hard clashes pairing Ahly and Zamalek with easy opponents

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Cairo-based clubs Ahly and Zamalek have been paired with Tahta and Nogoum El-Mostaqbal respectively, in the Egypt Cup round of 32.

The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) held the draw for the round of 32 of the Egypt Cup on Tuesday afternoon at their headquarters in Cairo.

Ismailia-based club Ismaily will clash with powerful army-owned Talae El-Geish club, while popular Masry of Port Said will face Alexandria's beloved Ittihad.

The drawing ceremony was led by EFA board member Hamada El-Masry, head of the Egypt Cup committee at the association, with the attendance of representatives of the qualified clubs.

Zamalek, under former coach Ahmed 'Mido' Hossam, won the last edition of the tournament, defeating Smouha in the final.

The full draw is as follows, with matches being played on 15 and 16 January:

Masry vs Ittihad of Alexandria

Ismaily vs Talae El-Geish

ENPPI vs Ittihad El-Shorta

Assiouty vs Maqassa

Wadi Degla vs Ghazl Domyat

Nasr vs Maadi

Damanhour vs El-Wastah

Dakhleya vs Mansoura

Ragaa vs Ghazl Kafr El-Dawar

Ahly vs Tahta

Gouna vs El-Nasr Mining 

Smouha vs El-Seid 'shooting'

Zamalek vs Nogoum El-Mostaqbal

Petrojet vs Baladeyet Mahallah

Arab Contractors vs Merreikh

Haras El-Hodoud vs winner of Ghazl El-Mahallah vs Maleyet Kafr El-Zayat

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