A total of 74 people died after violence erupted during a match between Al Ahly and Al Masry in February 2012, and the verdict has prompted further civil unrest
Clashes between supporters of Al Ahly and Al Masry in a league match between the two side saw 74 people lose their lives, and the the competition suspended by the authorities.
The verdict has prompted a new burst of violence, with protesters clashing with policemen, causing the death of a further 16 people.
This follows a week of violence across the country, in which 450 were wounded after protests against the government.
The verdict for the remaining defendants will be announced on March 9.