In football, Smouha finished in second place in the 2008–09 Egyptian Second Division season. They were close to being promoted to the Egyptian Premier League, but they lost their final match against Kafr El-Zayat, so Mansoura was promoted instead. In the 2009–10 Egyptian Second Division Smouha secured promotion to the 2010-11 Egyptian Premier League after a 7–1 win against Abu Qair Semad on 28 April 2010. Smouha played in the Egyptian Premier League for the first time in its history. The current president of Smouha sporting club is Egyptian millionaire and member of parliament Mohamed Farag Amer, founder and chief executive of Faragallah Group, a producer of food products. The club was close to being relegated in the 2010–11 season. They had a good start in the 2012–2013 premier league season, defeating Cairo Giant Al Ahly 1–0, Ghazl El Mahalla 5–1 and Wadi Degla 3–0.