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Volleyball

Al-Ahly wins 2016 Women Arab Clubs Volleyball Championship

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 …

Maydaa El-Nadar

Handball

Al-Ahly wins African Handball Champions League for 5th time

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 …

Maydaa El-Nadar

Malick Evouna leaves Al-Ahly and joins the Chinese club Tianjin

The summer battle between Al-Ahly and Zamalek

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 …

Alaa Moustafa

James M Dorsey

Port Said emerges as Egypt’s focal point of soccer-driven protest

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 …

James Dorsey

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Al-Ahly and Al-Zamalek qualify for CAF Champions League quarterfinals

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, …

Maydaa El-Nadar

Al-Ahly SC, dubbed the African club of the century, is set to sign with Dutch manger Martin Jol, 60, following a meeting with Al-Ahly president Mahmoud Taher in London to finalise the deal.

Al-Ahly to sign Martin Jol as new manager

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

Mohamed Farouk

James M Dorsey

Conviction of Egyptian football fans slams door on potential political dialogue

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 …

James Dorsey

James M Dorsey

Mired in problems, Egypt’s president reaches out to Ultras

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 …

James Dorsey