Egypt’s Zamalek club president Mortada Mansour pulled off a large-scale surprise by accusing two of his team’s players of using drugs and avoiding an Al-Dakhiliya match that took place last Thursday night.
The Zamalek club fell into a tie trap in front of the interior, with a goal for each of them, in a match that brought them together in the 12th round of the Egyptian Premier League.
And the Zamalek club announced shortly before the match that the duo, Abdullah Jumaa and Ahmed Fattu, left the main list due to them suffering from the Corona virus, which was denied by the president of the club.
Mortada Mansour said in statements on his club’s channel after the match: “Fatuh and Jumaa are for sale. They do not have coronavirus. They have drugs in their bodies. They have avoided a doping test and admitted to using drugs, illegal relationships and drugs. We do not want lie to the public, so they are suspended, and tomorrow they will be analyzed, and we will put them up for sale.”
He added: “During the warm-up, the two knew there would be a drug test after the match, so they left the warm-up because they were taking drugs.”
Mortada Mansour decided to withdraw from the Egyptian league after a draw with Ad Dahiliyya.
And he said in a statement posted on his Facebook page: “The board of directors of the Zamalek club decided not to participate in the farce organized by the Football Association with the referee committee, the purpose of which is to give the rival club the league championship.” referring to Al-Ahly.