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Is the World Cup legacy worth it?

In order to host a World Cup, countries have to go through an arduous bidding process, competing against other nations for the prize of hosting the biggest sporting spectacle on Earth. However, more is promised than just a month-long festival of football. When any major sporting event takes place, a lot is said about the …

Daisy Welch

A trend or not: how Egyptian women encounter with World Cup 2018?

The whole world in general either males or females is currently watching and following the World Cup with passion and dream for their teams to win it. All the North African countries, most notably Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia are known for their females’ spectators. Meanwhile, Egypt in specific was having more passion and dream as …

Nihal Samir

Op-ed review: Writers stop at team’s incidents in World Cup

Op-ed writers have still not tackled Egypt’s defeat against Russia on Tuesday in the World Cup tournament. However, they stopped at two incidents related to the event, which occurred within the week. In Al-Shorouk, Sameh Fawzy, discussed the implications behind Egyptian Goalkeeper Mohamed Al-Shenawy’s turning down the “Man of the Match” prize, following the football …

Amira El-Fekki

Best applications to follow 2018 World Cup

If you want to follow the Russia 2018 World Cup, here are the top three apps to follow the news and schedules of matches, as well as how to watch the World Cup football matches, along with local and international football matches.     1 – La Liga: best app for World Cup     …

Daily News Egypt

EFA appreciates FIFA’s efforts to facilitate following World Cup

The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) thanked the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) for its efforts to allow Arab fans, especially Egyptians, to follow the World Cup, according to a statement on Saturday. A disagreement had erupted between Egypt’s Competition Authority (ECA) and FIFA recently over the tournament’s broadcasting​ rights. The ECA said that FIFA …

Daily News Egypt

Talented players tipped to sparkle in Russia World Cup

Ahead of the tournament, which begins when hosts Russia take on Saudi Arabia on Thursday, Daily News Egypt sheds light on eight players predicted to shine at the World Cup. Porugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo The 21st World Cup edition can be Ronaldo’s, now 33, final one. The Portugese star will lead his team in a tough …

Daily News Egypt

Brazil has highest probability of winning World Cup: Goldman Sachs

Brazil will win its sixth World Cup title, defeating Germany in the final on July 15, according to the The World Cup and Economics report issued by the Goldman Sachs Group on Tuesday. “When Lionel Messi observed that ‘in football…talent and elegance mean nothing without rigor and precision,’ he was clearly thinking as much about …

Mohamed Samir

COMESA opens investigation into FIFA over World Cup broadcast rights

The Egyptian Competition Authority (ECA), in an official statement released Tuesday, said that the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) opened an investigation into the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) for not terrestrially broadcasting the World Cup’s matches that will kick off on Thursday in Russia. The ECA explained that based on …

Daily News Egypt

Al-Sisi meets national football team in Cairo ahead of World Cup in Russia

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi met on Saturday with the country’s national football team in Cairo ahead of the World Cup in Russia, according to presidential spokesperson Bassam Rady.  Rady said in a statement that the football players spoke with Al-Sisi, all pledging to do their best in the upcoming competition, while national team manager Hector …

Fatma Lotfi

Egypt must not be too dependent on Salah: Cuper

Plenty of Egyptians are optimistic that Mohamed Salah will be able to play at the beginning of Egypt’s World Cup campaign in Russia, starting with a match against Uruguay on 15 June, yet the team should find a way to avoid being fully dependent on the striker, said coach Hector Cuper, according to Reuters. The …

Daily News Egypt