Egypt's Zamalek to face Ittihad of Alexandria in Arab tournament, Ahly to take on UAE's Al-Wasl

Ahmed Abd El Rasoul , Saturday 6 Oct 2018

Egyptian actor Mohamed Henedy participates in Saturday's draw of Zayed Champions Cup round of 16 in Riyadh (Photo: UAFA's official twitter account)

Zamalek will be facing Ittihad from Alexandria in an all-Egyptian confrontation at the Arab tournament (Zayed Champions Cup ) round 16, while Ahly will take on UAE's Al-Wasl according to the draw held on Saturday in Riyadh.

Meanwhile, the Egyptian side Ismaily will face Moroccan club Raja in the same round, as the first leg will be played in Egypt while the return match will be played in Morocco.

Ahly's first leg against Al-Wasl will be played in Egypt, while the return match will be held in UAE.

Ahly, Zamalek, Ismaily and Ittihad of Alexandria all managed to pass round 32 after beating rivals Nejmeh of Lebanon, Al-Qadsia of Kuwait, Al-Kuwait SC and Tunisia's Esperance.

Round of 16 will be played between October 2018 and January 2019, however the definite dates of all matches are yet to be announced by the Union of Arab Football Associations (UAFA).


List of matches for Arab tournament Zayed Champions Cup round 16:

Al Merrikh (Sudan) v Union Sportive Medina d'Alger (Algeria)

Nasr (Saudi Arabia) v Mouloudia Club d'Alger (Algeria)

Ahly (Egypt) v Al-Wasl (UAE)

Wydad Athletic Club (Morocco) v ES Sahel (Tunisia)

Al-Hilal (Saudi Arabia) v Al-Naft (Iraq)

Ismaily (Masry) v Rajaa (Morocco)

Ittihad of Alexnadria (Egypt) v Zamalek (Egypt)

Entente Sportive de Setif (Algeria) v Al-Ahli (Saudi Arabia)

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