Wadi Degla completes relegated trio after 10 years in Egypt’s top flight

Ahram Online , Tuesday 24 Aug 2021

Wadi Degla

Wadi Degla have followed El-Entag El-Harby and Aswan down to the second division after being held to a scoreless draw by Ceramica Cleopatra on Tuesday.

The Cairo-based side are now 5 points off the safe zone with one game to go. After 33 games they have collected only 29 points while NBE Club are just above them with 34 points.

Wadi Degla were promoted to the Egyptian Premier League for the first time in their history in 2011 and competed in the top flight for 10 straight seasons.

Their did not claim any accolades but reached their first and only final of Egypt Cup in 2013 while their best league ranking was finishing 5th in 2015 and 2016.

They had a taste of African football when they played in the Confederation Cup in 2014 but were eliminated from the second preliminary round.

Pharco, Eastern Company SC and Coca-Cola will make their Egyptian Premier League debut next season after sealing promotion to the top flight.

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