If the court verdict had favored Port Said, cairenes say, the capital's own ultras would have turned Cairo upside down.
cairenes cheered the verdict, and the demonstrators in Port Said have directed their anger at the capital as well as at Morsi.
Then the crackdown began and cairenes rushed into the streets to join the fray.
One has already met "justice," thanks to regular cairenes and the police.
The road to Choubra, which was until recently the favorite drive of the cairenes, is now deserted.
Neither with cake nor with cane was it possible to persuade or drive the cairenes to adopt his views.
One would have thought not, but the cairenes were to learn differently.
The Gezireh road is to-day the favorite afternoon drive of the cairenes.