Zamalek Sporting Club (Arabic: نادي الزمالك للألعاب الرياضية), is an Egyptian sports club based in Meet Okba, Giza, Egypt. It is best known for its professional football team, which plays in the Egyptian Premier League, the top tier of the Egyptian football league system. It was founded on 5 January 1911 as Qasr El-Neel Club and was first headed by Belgian lawyer George Marzbach. The name was changed to El-Mokhtalat Club in 1913 and in 1941 it was changed again to King Farouk Club, named after King Farouk. The name finally settled as Zamalek SC after the 1952 Egyptian revolution.