Sarieldin & Partners, the legal counsels to the Egyptian Basketball Federation (EBF) announced the ruling of the Cairo Court of Cassation a few hours ago, declaring the nullity of the arbitral award issued by the Egyptian Sports Settlement and Arbitration Center against the EBF, cancelling the election results of the board of directors of the EBF held on 26 August 2017. This ruling ended the 7-months dispute and declared the validity of the actions taken by the EBF board of directors chaired by Dr. Magdy Abou Frekha and the continuation of the board of directors as formed .