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Like today.. Al-Ahly is the champion of the Egyptian League for the first time in the history of the Egyptian League


On this day, June 10, 1949, Al-Ahly officially decided the title of the first league competition in the history of Egypt, after its success in expanding the difference to 6 full points from its closest competitors, Zamalek and Ismaili, and they had two matches left at the time, and Al-Ahly had one match left in the final round, after Al-Ahly’s success In the return from Alexandria, a victory over Greece's Alexandria team by three goals against a goal in the postponed round from the beginning of the second round.


Al-Ahly’s goals bore the signature of Mr. Hussein Attia “Toto” for two goals, and Hussein Madkour, the captain of the team, for a goal, while Klapsis won the honor of scoring the only goal of the Greek community in Al-Ahly’s net in the league competition, when he managed to shake the nets of Kamal Hamed, Al-Ahly’s goalkeeper.


Hussein Madkour, Mahmoud Hamdi Karawan, captains of the team, participated in Al-Ahly’s crowning the first title under the leadership of Labib Mahmoud, along with Kamal Hamed, Ahmed Makkawi, Fouad Sedky, Mohamed Abu Habaja, Helmy Abu Al-Maati, Mohamed Lehita, Abdulaziz Hammami, Mr. Hussein Attia Toto, and Sayed Othman , Sayed Bakhit, Wadih Ajwa, Abdul Latif Tamer, Abdel Moneim Shatara, Sobhi Younes, and with them from the ascendants Saleh Selim, Fathi Khattab, and the guard Yahya Al-Saghir.


The Red Genie was crowned with 42 general league championships, 37 Egyptian Cup titles, 10 local super titles, 7 Sultan Hussein championship titles, 16 Cairo region league titles, one United Arab Republic Cup title, one Egyptian Federation Cup title, along with the coronation of the African Champions League. 9 times in 1982, 1987, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2013 and 2020.


Al-Ahly also won the African Cup of Cups 4 times in 1984, 1985, 1986 and 1993.


The Red Genie won the Confederation once in 2014, and was crowned the African Super 7 times in 2002, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2013, 2014, and 2021, and achieved a single title in the Afro-Asian Cup in 1998, to crown the Red Genie with 22 continental titles so far.


Over the course of its long history, Al-Ahly club combined the league and cup championships 15 times, the first of which was in the “1948-1949” season, the first season in which the league competition was held, in which the Red Genie was crowned, and also succeeded in winning the Egypt Cup title at the expense of Zamalek “Farouk at the time.” In overtime, "3-1."


While the last coronation of the league and the cup together was this season 2019-2020, where Al-Ahly succeeded in combining for the “15th” time between the league and the cup competition, after its victory over Tala’a El-Jaish on penalties after the original time of the match ended in a positive tie with a goal for each team.

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