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Hakimi- an Atlas Lion

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Hakimi- an Atlas Lion

Even if 2019 was not a stand out year for Moroccan football, there is one player who will vividly remember the year; Achraf Hakimi. The young Atlas Lion ended the year by being crowned the African Young Player of the Year during the CAF Awards in Egypt, a title he clinched for a second year in…

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Salah eyes hat-trick on home soil

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Salah eyes hat-trick on home soil

Mohamed Salah will be looking to bag a hat-trick of CAF Player of the Year awards on home soil when he battles for the coveted crown alongside Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane who he beat to the award in 2018 and Algeria’s Riyad Mahrez at the annual awards ceremony to be staged in Hurghada on Tuesday….

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Azarou denies fall out with Weiler, confirms he is staying at Al Ahly

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Azarou denies fall out with Weiler, confirms he is staying at Al Ahly

Al Ahly forward Walid Azarou has refuted allegations that he has a conflict with the Red Devils’ technical staff and Rene Weiler, claiming that the rumors are only fueled by the media. Azarou played his part in Al Ahly’s victory over Wadi Degla on Wednesday, scoring the second goal for the Red Devils after coming on in the…

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OFFICIAL: Zamalek appoint Patrice Carteron as new manager

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OFFICIAL: Zamalek appoint Patrice Carteron as new manager

Zamalek have officially announced French manager Patrice Carteron as the club’s new head coach in the early hours of Tuesday. As reported earlier by KingFut, Carteron succeeds Micho Sredojević as the Whites’ new manager, after the Serbian was sacked following two successive defeats to ENPPI and TP Mazembe. Carteron also becomes the only third foreign manager in history to…

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CAF Confed Cup champions Zamalek have not paid players for four months

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CAF Confed Cup champions Zamalek have not paid players for four months

By Osasu Obayiuwana December 2 – Players of Zamalek, the 2019 CAF Confederation Cup winners, have been without wages for four months.  One of Africa’s wealthiest and best-known clubs, winning several domestic and continental titles, the Cairo-based club are currently in fifth place in the domestic league, behind leaders El Mowkaloon, city rivals Ahly, Pyramids…

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Egypt U23 coach Gharib wants Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah for Olympics

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Egypt U23 coach Gharib wants Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah for Olympics

Egypt’s under-23 coach Shawky Gharib says Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah is his first choice for an over-age player next year’s Olympics in Tokyo. The Egyptians qualified for the men’s football tournament at the Tokyo games by winning the Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations on home soil. While qualifying for the men’s football at the Olympics is restricted…

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Egypt’s Hany Said retires from football aged 39

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Egypt’s Hany Said retires from football aged 39

Egypt’s two-time Africa Cup of Nations winner Hany Said has retired from football with immediate effect at the age of 39. He made his announcement after his side Misr Lel Makkasa’s 2-1 loss to visiting Haras El Hodood in the Egyptian League on Tuesday. Said will be taking up the post of sporting director at…

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Zamalek refuse to travel to Qatar for African Super Cup

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Zamalek refuse to travel to Qatar for African Super Cup

Egyptian club Zamalek confirms it will not travel to Qatar to play Champions League holders Esperance of Tunisia in February’s African Super Cup. The annual match brings together the winners of the African Champions League and the Confederation Cup. Zamalek president Mortada Mansour has re-iterated his club’s stance on travelling to play in Qatar. “We…

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Egypt takes Total U-23 Africa Cup of Nations 2019 title

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Egypt takes Total U-23 Africa Cup of Nations 2019 title

The Total U-23 Africa Cup of Nations 2019 ended on a high note at Cairo International Stadium with the hosts Egypt taking the title in a 2-1 win over Côte d’Ivoire front of full stadium. After 14 days in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, the three teams that will represent Africa at next year’s Olympic Games…

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Egypt U23 coach Shawky Gharib ‘to decide on Salah for Olympics’

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Egypt U23 coach Shawky Gharib ‘to decide on Salah for Olympics’

Egypt under-23 coach Shawky Gharib admits it is too early to decide if Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah will be one of his overage players at next year’s Olympics. The Egyptians have qualified for the men’s football tournament at the Tokyo games by reaching the final of the Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations on home soil. While…

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