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

Facts
First Matches were on 22/10/1948
Zamalek  5/1 Masry
Olympic 1/0 Tersana
Ismaily 3/1 Ithad
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First Goal
Mohamed Amin  (Zamalek) on 22/10/1948 against Masry
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Fastest Goal
Ayman Younis (Zamalek) in Suez after 14 seconds (1990/91)
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First Hattrick
Saad Rustom (Zamalek) on 22/10/1948 against Masry
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Highest Team Score in one match
Masry 11/0 Bani Suef  (1962/63)
Zamalek 9/0 Helwan Textiles (1987/88) 
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Highest Goals in 1 season
1963/64--------------794 goals
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Highest Goals Scored by a club in 1 season
Ahly 1974/75--------69 goals
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Highest Goals Recieved by a club in 1 season
Menia 1974/75------73 goals
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Highest Player Score in 1 match
Saleh Selim scored 7 goals for Ahly in Ismaily's Goal (1957/58) - Final Result: 8/0
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Highest Percentage of Defeats in 1 season
Suez Petrolium(86.3%) in 1963/64 (19/22 Games)
Menia(85.7%) in 1975/76 (18/21 Games)
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Highest Number of Defeats in 1 season
Menia(24 Losses) in 1974/75
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Highest Percentage of Victories in 1 season
Ahly (92.3%)in 2004/05 (24/26 Games)
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Highest Number of Victories in 1 season
Ahly(26 Wins) in 1974/75
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Longest Non Defeated Streak
Ahly (71 Games)(15/5/2004 - 07/01/2007)
Zamalek (52 Games)(8/11/2002 - 4/11/2004)
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Longest Winning Streak
Ahly (21 Games) (19/5/2004 - 14/1/2005)
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Clubs Never Relegated to Division II
Ahly & Zamalek
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Titles' Record for a player
14 titles - Hossam Hassan
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Successive Titles' Record for a player
 8 titles - Hossam & Ibrahim Hassan (1993/94 - 2000/01)
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Successive Titles' Record for a club
9 titles - Ahly (1948/49 - 1958/59)
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Finishing a season without a loss
Ahly (1975/76, 1978/79, 1986/86, 1989/99, 2004/05)
Zamalek (1980/81, 2003/04)
Ismaily (2001/02)

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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