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Egyptian League Cup was an Egyptian football tournament. This championship was held once in 2000 and El Qanah from Port Said won the cup.
Egypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula. Egypt is a Mediterranean country bordered by the Gaza Strip and Israel to the northeast, the Gulf of Aqaba and the Red Sea to the east, Sudan to the south, and Libya to the west. Across the Gulf of Aqaba lies Jordan, across the Red Sea lies Saudi Arabia, and across the Mediterranean lie Greece, Turkey and Cyprus, although none share a land border with Egypt.
2000 Egyptian League Cup, it was the first ever edition, participation first division teams only on voluntary basis. Clubs play without international players . Ahly, Mansoura and El Ittihad Alexandria declined to participate.
Port Said is a city that lies in north east Egypt extending about 30 kilometres (19 mi) along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, north of the Suez Canal, with an approximate population of 603,787 (2010). The city was established in 1859 during the building of the Suez Canal.
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The Confederation of African Football or CAF is the administrative and controlling body for African association football.
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