Zenit and Al-Ittihad Alexandria are excited to announce the launch of a historic bilateral agreement between the two storied clubs, after officially signing a memorandum of cooperation.

The partnership provides a platform for interaction between of the oldest football clubs in Egypt and the current champion of Russia in the fields of sports, scientific and technical training, training courses, talent identification, and development of main and women’s teams.

To commemorate the occasion, the clubs have agreed to hold a friendly game between our youth teams to develop our academy players, with an eye towards matches between senior teams in the future. The match between Zenit and Al-Ittihad U19 will be held in the Egyptian city of Alexandria on September 8.