Hours after its president, Mortada Mansour, was jailed on charges of insulting and slandering Mahmoud Al-Khatib, president of Al-Ahli, Zamalek took another blow as he lost 0-2 to Tunisian Esperance in the group stage of the African champions . League.
Esperance owes this victory to the duo of Muhammad Ali bin Hammud and Muhammad Ali bin Ramadan, who scored the winning goals for the Bab Suika team in the 35th and 90th minutes.
With this victory, Esperance raised their score to 9 points (full score), topping the fourth group, and the Tunisian team is on the verge of reaching the quarter-finals.
On the other hand, Zamalek’s position became more difficult as he remained in last fourth place with one point.
Zamalek’s defeat came just hours after his president, Mortada Mansour, was deported to prison after being sentenced to one month in prison after he was convicted in a case of insulting and slandering the President of Al Ahli by Mahmud Al. – Khatib, and insulting the reputation of his family through social networks.