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Ivory Coast’s Wilfried Kanon becomes Pyramids 11th signing

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Ivory Coast’s Wilfried Kanon becomes Pyramids 11th signing

Egyptian side Pyramids brought their transfer window deals to 11 with the signing of Ivory Coast’s Wilfried Kanon and Tunisia’s Amor Layouni. The club has not revealed the exact details of the deals made for the two players. Kanon, 26, joins from Dutch side ADO Den Haag while Sweden-born Layouni, 22, moves from Norwegian club…

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FIFA bosses allegedly block CAF whistleblower El-Sherei’s return after Egyptian FA offer job

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FIFA bosses allegedly block CAF whistleblower El-Sherei’s return after Egyptian FA offer job

By Osasu Obayiuwana Mohamed El-Sherei, recently sacked as CAF’s Finance Director, following allegations of impropriety and incompetence, received another setback, after a subsequent job offer to him from the Normalisation Committee (NC) of the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) was withdrawn.  El-Sherei had recently been given a verbal offer of appointment by the NC, on the…

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Bun Sanneh’s Generation Foot stuns Egypt’s Zamalek

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Bun Sanneh’s Generation Foot stuns Egypt’s Zamalek

Zamalek paid the price of resting several regulars as they slumped to a surprise 2-1 defeat by Senegal’s Generation Foot in the first leg of the African Champions League second round on Saturday. Mame Gueye scored either side of the interval to stun the five-time African champions, who still scored what could be a decisive…

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Why Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane won’t play international football until November

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Why Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane won’t play international football until November

“I haven’t had holidays of over 20 days for seven years but I am used to it. I am ready. I am here now so let’s do it.” The words of Sadio Mane when he returned to Liverpool to begin his 2019/20 season, just 17 days after his 2018/19 one ended. A gruelling campaign featuring a relentless…

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Pyramids name squad for return leg of CAF Confederation Cup first round

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Pyramids name squad for return leg of CAF Confederation Cup first round

By Ahmad Wagih Pyramids FC coach Sebastian Desabre has revealed the squad that will take on Congolese side Etoile du Congo on Friday, August 25 in the return leg of the CAF Confederations Cup. Pyramids FC have put one foot in the first round of the CAF Confederation Cup after a 4-1 home victory over the Brazzavile-based club with a…

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Africa in chaos: FIFA step in to take control of Egyptian FA

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Africa in chaos: FIFA step in to take control of Egyptian FA

By Andrew Warshaw August 21 – The image and reputation of African football administration has taken another significant blow with FIFA sending an emergency team into Egypt – where the Confederation of African Football is based – to solve the internal crisis at the national federation. FIFA has appointed a panel of four men and…

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Former CAF exec Fahmy gives evidence to French police in Tactical Steel case

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Former CAF exec Fahmy gives evidence to French police in Tactical Steel case

By Osasu Obayiuwana August 21 – Amr Fahmy, the former General Secretary of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), was questioned by the French authorities on Tuesday in Paris. This is in furtherance of their investigation into CAF’s financial affairs, concerning business transactions between the African football governing body and kit suppliers Tactical Steel, a…

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Fifa appoints normalisation committee to take charge in Egypt

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Fifa appoints normalisation committee to take charge in Egypt

Football’s world governing body Fifa has installed a new committee to run the game in Egypt, after the sudden resignation of the previous board. President Hani Abou Rida and the other members of the Egypt Football Association (EFA) quit in the immediate aftermath of the country’s exit from this year’s Africa Cup of Nations, which…

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Mohamed Salah is ‘happy at Liverpool’; less so with the Egyptian FA

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Mohamed Salah is ‘happy at Liverpool’; less so with the Egyptian FA

A Champions League winner with Liverpool, a Premier League and international superstar and a hero to millions across the world, Salah’s popularity continues to soar. So much so that this year he was one of six TIME 100 cover stars, the magazine’s annual list of the world’s most influential people. “I’m happy at Liverpool,” Salah told CNN’s Becky…

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Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah comforts young fan floored by streetlamp

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Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah comforts young fan floored by streetlamp

It’s not every day you get the chance to see your heroes, so making the most of the opportunity is a must. However, for one young Liverpool fan, the moment he caught a glimpse of Egyptian star Mo Salah got a little bit too much. Eleven-year-old Louis Fowler and his 10-year-old brother Isaac had been spending their school holidays…

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