The head of the competitions committee of the Egyptian Football Association, Amer Hussein, has announced that the remaining games of the Egypt Cup will be played during the period after the end of the current season and the beginning of the next one.
"The ongoing Egyptian Premier League season will be finished on 9 July, while the new season will start on 25 August," Hussein told a television programme late on Thursday.
"The remaining games of the Egypt Cup will be also finished on 4 August," the competitions committee head added.
"We are working to finish our domestic commitments before the start of Olympic Games in Brazil."
"We want to give the clubs an enough time before the new season of the Egyptian Premier League starts," he concluded.
Ahly are leading the Egyptian Premier League team table with 53 points after 24 rounds, 11 points ahead of title-holders Zamalek.
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