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Football fans to return to Egyptian stadiums

  /  December 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Games have been played behind closed doors since 2012 Port Said massacre

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Verdict on banning of Utras groups adjourned to 29 December

  /  December 15, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Lawsuit filed by Mortada Mansour, Zamalek club chairman, calling ultras “terrorist groups”

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Al-Ahly – master of the world

  /  December 11, 2014  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Al-Ahly become one of the most successful clubs in the world in terms of the number of championships won, with 129 official championships under its belt – a number that has not been surpassed by any other team in the world.

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Militant football fans reassert their key role in protest with storming of Cairo stadium

  /  December 7, 2014  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

By James M. Dorsey Militant, street battle-hardened football fans stormed a Cairo stadium in advance of the second leg of crowned Al-Ahly SC’s African Confederation Cup final against Ivory Coast’s Séwé Sport in a reassertion read the rest…

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Al-Ahly and the secret of number 434

  /  December 7, 2014  /  Sports  /  No Comments

StrikerHossam Hassan took his turn and was recorded in the honorary records of the Al-Ahly club after scoring the club’s 100th African goal in the semi-finals of the African Cup Winners’ Cup.

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Motaeb scores his most valuable African goal after 580 day absence

  /  December 7, 2014  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Fans will never forget the 2005 championship where he outperformed everyone with his six goals.

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Police clear Cairo stadium after Al-Ahly fans storm gate: Ministry of Interior

  /  December 6, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Ultras Ahlawy (UA) member denies storming of stadium took place ahead of match

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Al-Ahly face dilemma after defeat against Senegal’s Séwé Sport

  /  December 3, 2014  /  Sports  /  1 Comment

Al-Ahly must make up for the loss and obtain the 20th title to guarantee its place among the top teams in the world in terms of continental championships.

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Football and militant Islam intersect in incidents across the Middle East

  /  October 23, 2014  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

By James M. Dorsey A successful football player near the peak of his career, 22 year-old Nidhal Selmi, died last week a foreign fighter for the Islamic State, the jihadist group that controls a swath read the rest…

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Dissolution of Ultras White Knights referred to administrative court

  /  September 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Court rules that designating ultras as “terrorist organisation” does not fall under its jurisdiction

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‘Port Said Massacre’ retrial pushed back to 21 September

  /  August 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

11 defendants retried after being convicted in absentia

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Egypt Cup goes to Al-Zamalek, Smouha left empty-handed

  /  July 21, 2014  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Alexandria’s Smouha mourns after league loss; miss out on cup title, beaten by Cairo giant Al-Zamalek in final

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Egyptian football roundup: Smouha and Al-Zamalek in Egypt Cup final

  /  July 17, 2014  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Premier League winners Al-Ahly eliminated in semi-finals by Alexandrian side Smouha

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Egyptian football roundup: Al-Ahly and Al-Zamalek in Egypt Cup semi-finals

  /  July 14, 2014  /  Sports  /  No Comments

After narrow victories in quarterfinals, Cairo giants meet Smouha and Wadi Degla in semis

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Egyptian football roundup: Al-Ahly triumph earns 8th successive title

  /  July 9, 2014  /  Sports  /  2 Comments

Red Devils extend their list of trophies winning 37th league title after 0-0 draw with Smouha

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Egyptian football roundup: Victorious Al-Ahly eyes league title after Cairo derby

  /  July 2, 2014  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Al-Zamalek fail to beat rivals for 17th consecutive time, falling behind in final stage of Premier League

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Egyptian football roundup: Al-Zamalek qualifies for mini-league

  /  June 18, 2014  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Al-Ahly, Smouha and Petrojet total quartet to compete for 2014 title in final Premier League phase

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Egyptian football roundup: Al-Zamalek fall behind after loss to Mazembe

  /  June 11, 2014  /  Sports  /  67 Comments

Al-Ahly lead group in Confederation Cup, Premier League enters crucial stage

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Egypt football round-up: Pharaohs in London to prepare for Jamaica match

  /  June 4, 2014  /  Sports  /  72 Comments

National team looking for redemption after Saturday’s defeat in friendly against Chile

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Al-Zamalek bounces back in CAF Champions League with win over Al-Hilal

  /  May 28, 2014  /  Sports  /  63 Comments

Al-Ahly holds ES Sahel to a draw in Tunis, leading Group B in Confederations Cup

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Al-Zamalek suffer first Champions League campaign defeat

  /  May 21, 2014  /  Sports  /  47 Comments

Al-Ahly go top of their CAF Confederation Cup mini league after a 2-0 win over Nkana in Cairo

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Lax FIFA policing of political interference in football focuses on Egypt

  /  May 15, 2014  /  Opinion  /  1 Comment

By James M. Dorsey World football body FIFA has dispatched investigators to Egypt to probe allegations of government interference as the country prepares for potentially risky bids to host two international tournaments, the 2017 Beach read the rest…

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Race for championship play-off spots heats up

  /  May 7, 2014  /  Sports  /  48 Comments

Results in Group 2 set up an exciting end to the season, Al-Ahly look to secure a playoff spot in Group 1

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Port Said Massacre retrial hearing postponed

  /  April 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The retrial of 11 defendants will resume on 18 June

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Nation’s two most popular teams lose in Egyptian Premier League matches this week

  /  March 19, 2014  /  Sports  /  3 Comments

Somouha ties but remains the team with the highest points in groups 1 and 2

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Premier League new boys Minya put 3 past Haras Al-Hodood

  /  March 12, 2014  /  Sports  /  1 Comment

Egyptian clubs progress in African competitions

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MOI announces plans for private security to secure football stadiums

  /  March 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Interior ministry spokesman says security forces will remain outside stadiums as Ultras groups remain unconvinced

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Football fans reject security presence at stadiums

  /  March 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Ultras put aside rivalries to demand access to stadiums to watch football matches

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Dozens injured after Ultras Ahlawy and police clash

  /  February 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

The clashes broke out after Al-Ahly won the African Super Cup after beating a Tunisian team in Cairo

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Al-Ahly suffers from first consecutive loss since 2008

  /  February 5, 2014  /  Sports  /  2 Comments

Zamalek draws with Petrojet on week seven of the Egyptian Premier League

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