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The court approved the death sentences of 10 defendants
Egypt defeats Morocco, Cameroon beats the Pharaohs, and Zamalek finally wins Super Cup
Gennesh leads his team to victory
Total market value of Al-Ahly and Zamalek players records EGP 684m
Al-Ahly won the 2016 Women Arab Clubs Volleyball Championship, after the team defeated Algeria’s Al-Mogamaa with a score of 3-0 on Sunday at the Cairo Stadium. The match’s scores were 25-15/25-18/25-17, leading to Al-Ahly winning the gold. In the first round of the championship, Al-Ahly defeated Morocco’s Al-Difaâ, with a score of 3-0 (25-12/25-8/25-12), and …
An Egyptian club, the Al-Ahly Red Devils, won the 2016 African Handball Champions League, which took place in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou. This victory came after Al-Ahly defeated the Tunisian club of Esperance Sportive in the final, with a score of 26-23. This is the fifth time Al-Ahly won the African Handball Champions League, as …
Before the arrest, riot police fired tear gas and assaulted many fans
The current summer is witnessing a great conflict between the two most popular football teams in Egypt: Al-Ahly SC and Al-Zamalek SC. Each club is doing its best to acquire as many football players as it can, bearing in mind that the football teams’ performances have declined lately. Al-Ahly’s performance in the African competitions has …
Government appeals against verdict to cancel freezing of Aboutrika’s assets
Those arrested had assaulted police officers following a match in Borg Al-Arab stadium, reported state media
Port Said, the Suez Canal city associated with the worst incident in Egyptian sporting history, is emerging as a prime locus of soccer-driven protest in a country that does not brook dissent. Repeated protests in the city are laden with soccer’s tangled involvement and key role in the 2011 popular revolt that toppled president Hosni …
Fans were charged with assaulting police personnel
Another 12 defendants received 10-year prison terms, while 18 received 5-year terms.
Al-Ahly‘s football department blames sports leaders for not taking needed precautions
Al-Ahly SC and Al-Zamalek qualified for the 2016 Orange CAF Champions League quarterfinals on Wednesday. Al-Ahly defeated Tanzania’s Young Africans, 2-1, in the second matched play between the clubs on Wednesday. The matched was tied, 1-1, until Al-Ahly’s Abdallah Said scored in the 95th minute. In the first match between the clubs play in Tanzania, …
Company negotiating with EgyptAir and Arab Contractors to manage their insurance funds
Al-Ahly and Al-Zamalek recently succeeded in bringing world-famous managers to the local Egyptian football scene. Al-Ahly signed Martin Jol and their rival signed Alex McLeish
The National Water Polo Championship for players born in 1996 started on 18 February and still in process, including water polo teams from different clubs from Egypt
Martin Jol, formerly Fulham, Ajax and Tottenham boss, played over 400 games during his career as a footballer, which included spells in the Netherlands, Germany, and England, as well as earning three caps with the Dutch national team
Fleeting hopes that Egypt’s militant, street battled-hardened football fans may have breached general-turned-president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s repressive armour were dashed with this week’s sentencing of 15 supporters on charges of attempting to assassinate the controversial head of storied Cairo club Al-Zamalek SC. Although the sentences of one year in prison handed down by a Cairo …
Al-Ahly scored first, in the 55th minute during the second half, by Gabonese international powerful striker Malick Evouna, with a skilful fast attack, closing with a wonderful finish
The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) issued the final confirmation ahead of Tuesday’s match for round 17 of the Egyptian Football League
Ultras Ahlawy members declared Friday that they plan to attend the morning training on Sunday, which was scheduled for 10 am in preparation for the derby rival match against Al-Zamalek SC on Tuesday for round 17 of the Egyptian football league
Best known for his brutal repression of critics, Egyptian-general-turned-president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has invited the members of the Ultras, the militant anti-government football fans, to participate in the court proceedings related to a 2012 politically loaded football brawl in which 72 supporters of storied Cairo club Al-Ahly SC died. Al-Sisi’s invitation contrasted starkly with Al-Ahly’s …
Members of the Ultras Ahlawy group, the club’s radical fan group, sang songs and held banners harshly condemning the police and army. Al-Ahly President Mahmoud Taher spoke to the Egyptian media, commenting on the incident.
Statements come after Ultras denounce police and military during commemoration ceremony
Al-Ahly team organised a gathering as a memorial for the victim’s families their fans during their training on Monday in Zamalek, Cairo.
On 1 February, in a football league match between Port Said team, Al-Masry, and their Cairo rivals Al-Ahly, a fight and the ensuing stampede left 72 Al-Ahly fans killed.
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