Egyptian League Trivia
Paticipating Teams
League System
League Cancellings
League Problematic Incidents
Facts & Figures
Club Name Changes

Facts (Last updated 29/7/2015)

First Goal 

Mohamed Amin (Zamalek) on 22/10/1948 against Masry

First Hattrick

Saad Rostom (Zamalek) on 22/10/1948 against Masry

Fastest Goal

Ayman Younis (Zamalek) after 14 seconds vs Suez (1990/91)

Highest Team Goal Score in 1 match

Masry 11/0 Bani Suef (1962/63)

Highest Player Goal score in 1 match

Saleh Selim (Ahly) scored 7 goals vs Ismaily (1957/58)

Highest Top Scorer Goals

34 Hassan El-Shazly (Tersana) 1974-1975

Lowest Top Scorer Goals

8  Ayman Shawki (Koroum) 1983-1984

Titles' Record for a player 

14  Hossam Hassan (11 for Ahly & 3 for Zamalek)

Successive Titles' Record for a player

9 Saleh Selim & El-Sayed Ateya Toto for Ahly

Successive Titles' Record for a Club 

9 Ahly

Finishing a season undefeated

5 Ahly (75-76,78-79,85-86,98-99 & 04-05) / 2 Zamalek (80-81 & 03-04) / 1 Ismaily (01-02)

Longest Undefeated Match Streak

71 Ahly (Between loss to Zamalek 15/5/2004 & loss to Ismaily 7/1/2005)

Longest Winning Match Streak

21 Ahly (from 19/5/2004 to 14/1/2005)

Clubs participating in All Seasons

Ahly & Zamalek

Never Relegated Clubs

Ahly, Zamalek, ENPPI, Gaish, Petrojet, Makasa, Smouha & Wadi Degla

Most Relegated Club

8 times Mansoura

Highest Number of Victories in 1 season

26 Ahly (1974-1975) & Zamalek (2014-2015)

Highest % of Victories in 1 season

92.3% Ahly (2004-2005)

Highest Number of Defeats in 1 season

30 Damanhour (2014-2015)

Highest % of Defeats in 1 season

86.3% Suez Petroleum (1963-1964)

Highest Goals Scored by a club in 1 season

71 Tersana 1963-1964

Highest Goal Average Scored by a club in 1 season

3.06 Ahly 1957-1958

Highest Goals Received by a club in 1 season

88 Alassiouty Sport (2014-2105)

Highest Goals Received Average by a club in 1 season

2.67 Olympic (1953-1954)

Highest Points Achieved by a Club in 1 season

86 Zamalek (2014-2015)

Highest Point Average Achieved by a Club in 1 season

2.84 Ahly (2004-2005)

Lowest Points Achieved by a Club in 1 season

4 Naseeg Helwan (1987-1988)

Lowest Point Average Achieved by a Club in 1 season

0.18 Naseeg Helwan (1987-1988)

Highest Goals in 1 season

903 (2014-2015)

Highest Goal Average in 1 season

3.62 (1962-1963)

Lowest Goals in 1 season

206 (1950-1951)

Lowest Goal Average in 1 season

1.58 (1948-1949)

Highest Wins in 1 season

262 (2014-2015)

Highest Win % in 1 season

81.1% (1961-1962)

Lowest Wins in 1 season

62 (1959-1960)

Lowest Win % in 1 season

56.5% (1991-1992)


League & Cup Cancellings

League Cancellings

1951/52 (Not Held)

Participation in Helsinki's Olympic Games.

 1954/55 (Not Finished)

Problematic Ahly/Teram match and refusal of Ahly to comply with Federation penalty of playing one match away from home  Details

1967/68 to 1970/71 (Not Held)

League was cancelled due to War

1971/72 (Not Finished)

Ahly's crowd violence during Ahly/Zamalek match (1970/71) when Zamalek scored a penalty to go 2/1 ahead.  Details

 1973/74 (Not Finished)

Due to the 6th of October War and was replaced by October League Cup with all league teams, Zamalek was the champion

1989/90 (Not Finished)

Preparation for Egypt's Participation in World Cup,1990

2011/12 (Not Finished)

Due to the Tragic events after Masry / Ahly match that left 73 spectators dead  Details

2012/13 (Not Finished)

Due to Political Events  Details


Cup Cancellings

1943 Cup Final Cancelled
Due to Ahly team suspension after performing a tour in Palestine against Egyptian Federation decision, Title shared between Ahly & Zamalek,
This suspension delayed the start of 1944 Cup competition untill Ahly suspension was lifted on 19 April 1944,  In the 1944 Cup, Ahly reached final after beating Tanta, Canal Police & Cairo Sekka, While Farouk "Zamalek" reached final beating Ithad Suez, Olymypic then a walk-over vs Masry, Final was played on 2 June 1944, Zamalek winning 6-0

1967/68 to 1971/72 (Not Held due to war)

1973/74 (Not Held due to war)

1979/80 (Not Held)

1981/82 (Unfinished)

This edition was cancelled at semifinal stage before Ahly / Zamalek match

1986/87 (Not Held)

1993/94 (Not Held)

2011/12 (Not Held after Port Said Tragic events in league)



Club Name Origin & Changes

Montakhab Suez: Union of Ithad Sues & Suez

Masry: Union of Port Said Ahly & Egyptian Employees

Ithad (Alexandria Union): Union of New , United , National Union & Alexandria

Goldi: The new name for Maaden

Dina Farms: The new name for Ithad Osman

Haras El-Hodoud: The new name for Sawahel



Masry 11/0 Beni Suef
Goals: Mohamed Shaheen 2 / Mohamed Badawi 5/ Abdel Raouf / El-Atwi / Abdel Razek 2,


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