<!--===========================()===============================--><!--===========================()===============================-->Al-Masry Sporting Club
() is an Egyptian
sporting club (that is best known for its football
team) based in Port Said
. Founded in 1920 by a group of Egyptians in Port Said to be the first club for the Egyptians in the city which was full of many other clubs for the foreign communities which inhabited Port Said. Al-Masry, which means "The Egyptian" in Arabic, won 22 official titles along his history, It is one of the five clubs that have the largest number of fans in Egypt, beside Al-Ahly
, Zamalek SC
, Ismaily SC
and Al-Ittihad Al-Sakndary
.The club's football team plays in the Egyptian Premier League
Al-Masry was founded in 1920 after the Egyptian Revolution of 1919
to assert the national identity of the people of Port Said against the clubs of the foreign communities in the city.
The team began its Golden Era in 1932 until 1948 and won a number of titles and succeeded during this period to win the Sultan Hussein Cup
in 1933 and 1934 and 1937 and reached the final match and lost in 1930 meanwhile it won the Canal Zone League for 17 consecutive times, although the greatest achievement for the team remains the winning of the Egypt Cup
in 1998 after beating Al-Mokawloon Al-Arab
in the final (4-3).
Al-Masry are arguably the only Egyptian club to turn professional in the... Read More