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Ajayi poster boy as Zamalek host Al-Ahly in Cairo derby where only 30 fans are allowed in an 80,000 capacity stadium and an invited Romanian ref. Stefan Kovacs will be in charge

Nigerian forward Junior Ajayi is about to take part in one of the biggest derby in world football, incidentally the former 3SC attacker is one of the poster boys.

The clash between Zamalek and Al-Ahly is always a fiercely contested tie between the rivals from the same city, much more than what happens on the field of play the fans also play their part.

The Borg El Arab stadium where the Cairo Derby will be played is an 80,000 capacity stadium but only 30 fans will be allowed entrance on Saturday. gathered that only 15 fans from each team will be allowed entrance into the stadium because of the tension that comes with the mammoth clash and to avoid any eventuality.

In fact the referee for the match will be Romania’s Stefan Kovacs. Stefan Kovacs was invited by the Egyptian FA to officiate the match.

Junior Ajayi is expected to start in the game for Al-Ahly. He will be looking forward to finding the back of the net after failing in the last three games.

Kick off time is 6 pm Nigerian time.

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