Canal Zone League

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Canal League
Founded 1927
Folded 1948
Country Egypt
Level on pyramid 1
Domestic cup(s) Egypt Cup
Last champions Al-Masry
Most championships Al-Masry (17 titles)

Canal Zone League or Canal League is an old Egyptian football tournament. Before the start of Egyptian league in its current form, the main competition was Egypt Cup which started 1922. Egyptian federation started its 1st league competition in the form of regional leagues (Cairo, Alexandria, Bahary & Canal). The Canal League included the teams of the three cities of the Suez Canal (Port Said, Ismailia, Suez), the most popular teams participated in it are Al-Masry and Ismaily beside other Egyptian and foreign teams situated in the region. The competition stopped after the commence of the Egyptian league. Al-Masry was the most successful team in this competition, as it won 17 titles while Ismaily captured one title.