Al-Zamalek will face Al-Hilal in the upcoming Saudi-Egyptian Super Bowl tonight, Friday, to mark the opening of Lusail Stadium, host of the 2022 World Cup competition.
Last August, the Supreme Committee on Delivery and Legacy, the body responsible for the projects and initiatives of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, revealed the organization of the match between the champions of the Egyptian and Saudi leagues on Qatari soil at the opening of Lusail Stadium. the largest stadium at the World Cup in Qatar.
Zamalek won the Egyptian League and Al-Hilal won the Saudi Arabian League last season to secure competition for the Saudi-Egyptian Super Cup title at Lusail Stadium.
The match is expected to start at 20:00 Egyptian time, 21:00 Saudi and Qatari time.
With this match, Zamalek is looking to add this cup to his treasury after being crowned with the Egyptian League and Egyptian Super titles last season, while Al Hilal is looking to avenge his two previous defeats against Egyptian clubs, the first against Zamalek in the Egyptian Saudi Super 2018, and second against Al Ahly at the Club World Cup 2021.