December 18, 2023

Pyramids FC Proudly Sponsors Eighth Zayed Charity Race

In a landmark partnership with the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, Pyramids FC has announced its sponsorship of the eighth Zayed Charity Race, set to take place in Egypt’s New Administrative Capital on December 30. Club President Mamdouh Eid expressed the club’s honor in supporting such a significant social sports event and its commitment to community engagement. Under the leadership of Eid, Pyramids FC has consistently demonstrated enthusiasm for participating in community-centric sports activities. The club has shown a strong sense of social responsibility by collaborating with various NGOs, healthcare facilities, and care homes for orphans and the elderly. The Abu Dhabi Sports Council’s General Secretary, His Excellency Aref Hamad Al Awani, has praised the fruitful relationship with Pyramids FC, highlighting the football club’s remarkable rise to prominence in Egyptian, Arab, and African football. Al Awani anticipates a record turnout for the race, which also takes place annually in the Emirates and New York. Al Awani also commended the Egyptian club’s strategic position as a central partner in the upcoming edition of the race. He looks forward to further collaborations with Pyramids FC, recognizing the club’s substantial contributions to the sports and social sectors. The Zayed Charity Race is an annual event that not only promotes fitness and health but also symbolizes the unity and charitable spirit within the community. Pyramids FC’s role as a sponsor underscores the club’s dual commitment to excellence in sports as well as its social responsibility initiatives.

Pyramids FC Squad Announced for Sundowns Clash

Jaime Pacheco, the Portuguese head coach of Pyramids FC, has announced the team’s squad for their upcoming match against South Africa’s Mamelodi Sundowns in the African Champions League group stage. Sundowns are set to face Pyramids FC at 6 PM on Tuesday at the Air Defense Stadium, as part of the fourth-round fixtures in the Champions League group stage. The squad list is as follows: Goalkeepers: – Sherif Ekramy – Ahmed Mayhoub – Youssef Nader Defenders: – Ali Gabr – Ahmed Samy – Ahmed Fathy – Mohamed Chibi – Mohamed Hamdy – Karim Hafez Midfielders: – Youssef Osama – Seif Gaafar – Mohannad Lasheen – Walid El Karti – Abdullah El Said – Mostafa Fathi – Ahmed Tawfik – Mohamed Reda Bobo – ⁠Blati Touré Forwards: – Fagrie Lakay – ⁠Fiston Mayele – Dodo El Gabbas Pyramids FC will be without defender Osama Galal, who is serving a suspension following a red card in the previous round. Additionally, the team will miss the presence of Ramadan Sobhi, Ahmed El Shennawy, Ibrahim Adel, Islam Eissa, and Mahmoud Maraei, all sidelined due to injuries.

Pyramids FC Determined for Victory in Champions League Clash Against Sundowns, Says Captain El Said

Abdullah El Said, the captain of Pyramids FC, has made it clear that the team must beat Mamelodi Sundowns in their next African Champions League match to progress in the tournament. He stresses that winning is crucial for moving into the next round. El Said reflected on the team’s strong performance in South Africa, where they almost won, and is confident of a victory at home in Cairo. “We were close last time; now we have to win,” he said. At a press conference, El Said commended his team’s previous strategic success against Sundowns and noted the importance of a home victory to keep their knockout stage hopes alive. Even with key players like Ramadan Sobhi and Ahmed El Shenawy out with injuries, along with Islam Issa and Ibrahim Adel, El Said is optimistic about the team’s strength and determination. “We know what we need to do, and we’re all focused on getting the win,” El Said stated. “We want to finish at the top of our group and move on to the next round.” Pyramids FC is preparing for a crucial game that will significantly impact their chances in the renowned international tournament.

Pyramids FC’s Pacheco Stresses Crucial Sundowns Clash in Champions League

Jaime Pacheco, the head coach of Pyramids FC, has highlighted the significance of the upcoming match against Mamelodi Sundowns in the African Champions League group stage. The encounter, which is part of the fourth round of matches, is pivotal for Pyramids FC’s aspirations to progress in the tournament. During a press conference, Pacheco praised his team’s tactical performance in the previous match held in South Africa, where they narrowly missed out on a victory against one of the continent’s top teams and a former champion. He took pride in the team’s defensive solidity, having not conceded any goals in Pretoria, despite Sundowns’ strong home scoring record. As the teams prepare to meet again, Pacheco noted that familiarity from the previous game will play a part in the tactical approach in Cairo. Despite facing a spate of player absences, Pacheco expressed confidence in the depth of his squad, insisting that all players are viewed equally and are capable of stepping up when needed. The absence of key players like goalkeeper Ahmed El Shenawy and impactful midfielder Ramadan Sobhi has been acutely felt, adding to the challenges faced by Pyramids FC. Nonetheless, Pacheco remains focused on the task at hand, determined to guide his team to a win in Cairo, which would significantly bolster their chances of advancing in the competition. Pacheco’s realistic approach to managing the team with the players at his disposal underscores his commitment to overcoming the obstacles and preparing for the subsequent stages, including the forthcoming Super Cup for Champions.

Ramadan Sobhi to Miss Pyramids FC vs. Sundowns Match Due to Injury

Pyramids FC will be without Ramadan Sobhi for their crucial African Champions League group stage clash against South Africa’s Mamelodi Sundowns. Club medical chief Dr. Mostafa El-Monayeri disclosed that Sobhi experienced discomfort following the team’s latest training session at the Air Defense Stadium, which was part of their preparations to take on Sundowns. El-Monayeri stated that Sobhi has undergone medical tests, including scans that identified inflammation in his Achilles tendon. The winger now requires a period of treatment and rehabilitation before he can make a return to the pitch, ruling him out for the upcoming match against Sundowns as he continues his recovery. Pyramids are scheduled to host Sundowns on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Air Defense Stadium, in what will be the fourth round of matches in the group stage of the competition.

Pyramids and Sundowns Set Strategy in Pre-Match Technical Meeting

In preparation for their upcoming African Champions League clash, Pyramids FC and Mamelodi Sundowns hashed out the details during a technical meeting held at a Fifth Settlement hotel today. The much-anticipated group stage face-off is scheduled for Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Air Defense Stadium, marking the fourth round of competition. Home team Pyramids will don their classic blue and white jerseys, with their goalkeeper set to stand out in full green. The visitors, Sundowns, will counter in their signature yellow and blue, while their keeper will sport pink. Key Pyramids personnel in attendance included Administrative Manager Ahmed Zaher, Match Director Major General Hisham Zayed, Public Relations Manager Sherif Gamal, and Media Center Manager Atef Shady, all laying the groundwork for what promises to be a thrilling encounter.