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Downtown Cairo Grinds To Standstill As Egypt Fans Take To Streets To Celebrate Historic World Cup Qualification (Photos & Video)

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Having failed to reach a World Cup since Italia 1990, the euphoric relief was understandably palpable after Mohamed Salah's tension-busting 94th-minute penaltyhit the back of the Congolese net and assured The Pharaohs of a berth in Russia on Sunday evening.

The historic result in Alexandria sparked scenes of mass delirium in capital city Cairo, some 150 miles down the road, as fans took to the streets in droves to celebrate in unison.

Egypt jails 14 over deadly 2015 stadium stampede

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Cairo (AFP) – An Egyptian court jailed two people for life on Sunday and 12 to between two and 10 years over violence that led to a deadly football stadium stampede in Cairo.

At least 19 people died in the disaster after police fired tear gas at fans who tried to push their way into the stadium in February 2015.

Egypt jails 14 over deadly 2015 stadium stampede

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Cairo (AFP) – An Egyptian court jailed two people for life on Sunday and 12 to between two and 10 years over violence that led to a deadly football stadium stampede in Cairo.

At least 19 people died in the disaster after police fired tear gas at fans who tried to push their way into the stadium in February 2015.

Egyptian football star placed on ‘terror’ list

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Cairo (AFP) Egypt has added Mohamed Aboutrika one of the most successful African footballers of his generation to its terror watch list on suspicions he financed the banned Muslim Brotherhood, his lawyer said Tuesday.

The Brotherhood was outlawed in 2013, months after the army overthrew Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, who hailed from the movement.

Egyptian football star placed on ‘terror’ list

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Cairo (AFP) Egypt has added Mohamed Aboutrika one of the most successful African footballers of his generation to its terror watch list on suspicions he financed the banned Muslim Brotherhood, his lawyer said Tuesday.

The Brotherhood was outlawed in 2013, months after the army overthrew Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, who hailed from the movement.

Egypt to host second leg of World Cup qualifying playoff vs. Ghana in Cairo

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By FRANCO PANIZO

For the first time in two years, Bob Bradley and Egypt are heading back to Cairo.

The Egyptian FA announced Wednesday that the Pharaohs will host the final leg of their World Cup qualifying playoff against Ghana at 30 June Stadium in Cairo on Nov. 19.

Reinstituting Egypt’s Premier League: A Political Tug of War

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Egyptian security authorities are considering testing the waters by allowing a limited number of fans to attend a closed door African championship match scheduled to be played in Cairo next month, says James Dorsey.

Egyptian Ultras Hint at Renewed Clashes With Security Forces

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With Cairo's Tahrir Square role as a staging ground for revolutionary fervor in limbo, militant Egyptian soccer fans who played a key role in toppling President Hosni Mubarak are focusing once again on the beautiful game.

Cairo street art remembering those who were lost in Port...

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Cairo street art remembering those who were lost in Port Said.

While Egypt is beginning to move past the potent darkness that overwhelmed its citizens and global onlookers in the Spring of 2012, those who were lost in the riots of Port Said were not forgotten. Frustration, angst, and the sentiment of injustice still fills the air in Cairo.

Bradley finding his footing in Egypt

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When soccer riots broke out in Egypt in February, Bob Bradley did not hesitate to speak out despite having only just arrived as the new coach of the national team.

It didn't matter that the American had been in Egypt less than six months or was still coming to terms with the country's post-revolution politics.

Rival Ultras Warn Egypt’s Military Rulers in Rare Show of Unity

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In the wake of last month's death of 74 soccer fans in a lethal brawl in Port Said, militant support groups of crowned Cairo arch rivals Al Ahly SC and Al Zamalek SC warned Egypt's rulers that they would sacrifice their lives to ensure that the instigators of the worst incident in Egyptian sporting history are brought to justice, says writer James Dorsey.

The Day After : Families Of Egypt Football Fans Mourn Deaths In City Square, More Protests To Take Place

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We thought it'd be appropriate to spend a few minutes of today to send our thoughts and prayers out to the families of Egypt's football tragedy last night. Contrary to popular beliefs, we all know that football shouldn't be a matter of life and death. Lives can't be taken away out of one's anger at the scoreline of a match.

You're a good man, Bob Bradley

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By Eric Beard

Today, along with his wife Lindsay, Bob Bradley joined the thousands of mourners in Cairo's Sphinx Square to express his sympathy to the victims and families affected by the clash between rival fans of Al-Ahly and Al-Masry in the Egyptian city of Port Said.

LIVERPOOL legend escapes 'serious injury' in car crash...

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Liverpool legend Ian Rush has escaped serious injury after being involved in a serious car crash in Egypt. Rushie was in Cairo to official open a new LFC Academy and Soccer School, and during a sightseeing trip to the pyramids, his car was hit by another vehicle and crashed into a wall.

Bradley hired as head coach of Egypt

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Bob Bradley is officially back in the coaching game.

Having been rumored to take over as head coach of Egypt's national team, Bradley has completed his move to coach the Pharoahs. Bradley flew to Cairo and met with Egyptian Federation officials to finalize the details of his contract on Wednesday, and the federation announced the deal was completed on its website on Thursday.

Egypt National Soccer Team Coaching Update

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The latest update comes via Skysports. Apparently, former Ghanaian and Serbian national Milvan Rajevac, has flown to Cairo to have talks with the Egyptian Football Association (EFA).Milvan was head coach for Ghana when they beat the US to make it to the quarterfinals of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

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Egypt court uphold death sentences over football riot

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Cairo (AFP) – An Egyptian court upheld Monday death sentences against 10 people convicted over rioting that claimed 74 lives at a stadium in Port Said in 2012, judicial and security officials said.

The ruling by the Court of Cassation, which is final, excluded an 11th defendant who remains at large after his death penalty was also confirmed in June 2015 by another court.

Egypt court uphold death sentences over football riot

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Cairo (AFP) – An Egyptian court upheld Monday death sentences against 10 people convicted over rioting that claimed 74 lives at a stadium in Port Said in 2012, judicial and security officials said.

The ruling by the Court of Cassation, which is final, excluded an 11th defendant who remains at large after his death penalty was also confirmed in June 2015 by another court.

Egyptian football star Mohamed Aboutrika placed on ‘terror’ list

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Cairo (AFP) An Egyptian court has added former football star Mohamed Aboutrika to the authorities' terror list, his lawyer said Tuesday, based on suspicions he financed the banned Muslim Brotherhood.

In 2015 a government committee froze the assets of the former player for Cairo-based club Al-Ahly and Egypt's national team, two years after he retired.

Egyptian football star Mohamed Aboutrika placed on ‘terror’ list

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Cairo (AFP) An Egyptian court has added former football star Mohamed Aboutrika to the authorities' terror list, his lawyer said Tuesday, based on suspicions he financed the banned Muslim Brotherhood.

In 2015 a government committee froze the assets of the former player for Cairo-based club Al-Ahly and Egypt's national team, two years after he retired.

Gabon Cup of Nations to go ahead despite riots – CAF

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Cairo (AFP) The African Cup of Nations continental football finals will go ahead as scheduled in Gabon despite the wave of riots following president Ali Bongo's re-election, African football authorities confirmed on Thursday.

"There will be no change, we are following proceedings closely," African football confederation media spokesman Junior Binyam told AFP.

Gabon Cup of Nations to go ahead despite riots – CAF

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Cairo (AFP) The African Cup of Nations continental football finals will go ahead as scheduled in Gabon despite the wave of riots following president Ali Bongo's re-election, African football authorities confirmed on Thursday.

"There will be no change, we are following proceedings closely," African football confederation media spokesman Junior Binyam told AFP.

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Immobile si colora di granata. L’azzurrino passa al Torino in comproprietà

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Ciro Immobile, classe 1990, è ufficialmente un calciatore del Torino. Il centravanti campano (di Torre Annunziata, ndr) si colora di granata (con la formula della compropriet, riscattato il 50% del Genoa, l'altro 50% è della Juventus, ndr) dopo l'esperienza, poco positiva, trascorsa a Marassi con il Genoa.

Juventus scatenata, preso Ogbonna. Al Toro 15 milioni

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Manca ancora l'ufficialit ma Ogbonna può ormai considerarsi un giocatore della Juventus a tutti gli effetti. L'"Angelo" (questo il suo nome) nero cambia dunque sponda e passa al club bianconero per la bellezza di 12 milioni cash + 3 di bonus (nell'affare rientrer anche la met di Immobile, ndr) che andranno a rimpinguare le casse [.

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Jogo 0144/2012 - Amistoso - Egito 0x0 RD Congo

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Mais um jogo amistoso, foi disputado no dia 02/03/2012, na cidade de Doha-QAT, onde jogaram as seleções do Egito (61º no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção do RD Congo (119º no ranking da FIFA).

Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções jogaram:
Eliminatórias Copa do Mundo
2010Kinshasa 07/09/2008 COD0:1 (0:1)EGY Second stage2010Cairo 01/06/2008 EGY2:1 (0:1)COD Second stage
Copa da África
1974Cairo 09/03/1974 EGY2:3 (1:0)ZAI Second stage
Eliminatórias Continentais
1990Kinshasa 30/07/1989 ZAI0:0EGY 1990Cairo 16/07/1989 EGY2:0 (0:0)ZAI
Amistosos

Cairo 11/08/2010 EGY6:3 (4:1)COD 2004Port Said 14/01/2004 EGY2:2 (1:0)COD
O árbitro desse jogo, foi: Banjar Al Dosari-QAT



JOgo 0112/2012 - Amistoso - Egito 1x0 Niger

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Mais um jogo amistoso, foi disputado no dia 29/02/2012, na cidade de Doha-QAT, onde jogaram as seleções do Egito (61º no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção do Niger (111º no ranking da FIFA).

Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções jogaram:
Eliminatórias continentais
Cairo 08/10/2011 EGY3:0 (0:0)NIG Group matches
Niamey 10/10/2010 NIG1:0 (1:0)EGY Group matches
O árbitro desse jogo, foi: Abdulrahman Abdou-BHR

Scout:

Hosni Abd Rabbou (22 Pen.

Jogo 0819/2011 - Elim. CAN 2012 - Egito 3x0 Niger

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Mais um jogo das eliminatórias da Copa Africana de Nações de 2012, foi realizada no dia 08/10/2011, na cidade de Cairo-EGY, onde jogaram as seleções do Egito (36º no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção do Niger (93º no ranking da FIFA).

Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções jogaram:

Niamey 10/10/2010 NIG1:0 (1:0)EGY Group matches
O árbitro desse jogo, não foi encontrado.

Jogo 0670/2011 - Elim. CAN 2012 - Líbia 1x0 Moçambique

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Mais um jogo das eliminatórias da Copa Africana de Nações de 2012, foi realizado no dia 03/09/2011, na cidade de Cairo-EGY, onde jogaram as seleções da Líbia (64º no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção de Moçambique (99º no ranking da FIFA).

Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções jogaram:

Maputo 05/09/2010 MOZ0:0LBY Group matches1986Maputo 15/09/1985 MOZ2:1 (1:1) 4:3 PSOLBY 1986Benghazi 23/08/1985 LBY2:1 (0:0)MOZ
O árbitro desse jogo, foi: Fahim Omar-EGY

O único gol do jogo, foi de Rabee Alafi, aos 31 minutos do segundo tempo, sendo seu primeiro gol pela seleção nacional.

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An American Soccer Coach In Egypt

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Anti-Americanism is on the rise in Egypt these days. A highly publicized trial is under way in Cairo against U.S.-funded pro-democracy groups, and Egyptians are making it clear they reject any American involvement in their country's affairs.

There's one exception, however: an American living in Cairo whom Egyptians are counting on to shake things up.

Bradley serves as model of strength during tragedy in Egypt

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Bob Bradley has always been a tremendous example for his players and leader as a soccer coach. Now, in the wake of a terrible tragedy, he is asked to do the same for a nation.

Bradley insisted Monday that he is "totally committed" to coaching Egypt's national soccer team despite the turmoil in the country following the riot at a game last week that left more than 70 dead.

Major Link Soccer: Bob Bradley Marches In Protest, Red Bulls Still Think They're Tax Exempt

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I hate to start these things on a down note, but today I feel I have too. As most know, Wednesday in Port Said Egypt a riot broke out at a Egyptian Premier League match. At the least 74 people lost their lives midweek and hundreds were injured after a match between Al-Masry and Al-Ahly.

Former USMNT boss and current Egyptian National Team coach Bob Bradley watched the events unfold on TV as he was getting ready to attend another match that day.

An American in Egypt

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Bob Bradley on being an American in charge of the Egyptian national team-

"As an American I saw on TV and read about the January revolution and I respect what the Egyptians have done for what they believe. And when you are a coach of a national team your team must be connected to the people," he said.

Nigeria, South Africa And Egypt Fail To Qualify For Africa Cup Of Nations

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Yesterday's round of AFCON qualifiers marked a huge upset for traditional African football powerhouses Nigeria, South Africa and Egypt who saw their hopes of making it to the 2012 African Cup of Nations end dramatically.

For Nigeria, a 2-2 draw at home against Guinea was not enough to see them through to the finals.

The Bobbo Chronicles - Part "Who Keeps Count?"

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The latest word I have from Egypt's spokesman is that: 1) everything is now settled with Bob Bradley, who signed his contract today & 2) the new coach will be officially presented tomorrow at 3 pm Cairo time (9 am ET for you all). Bear in mind as we continue here that I've yet to confirm these items with Bradley's agent.

Bradley still weighs options in Egypt

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Former U.S. national team coach Bob Bradley won't be toiling in Mexico any time soon, but he's still wanted in Egypt.

Santos Laguna on Thursday offered its vacant coaching job to Benjamin Galindo, according to reports in Mexico, after interviewing Bradley earlier this week, but an Egyptian federation spokesman told Major League Soccer's website that the Pharaohs job is Bradley's if he wants it.

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Alta tragedia en el fútbol de Egipto: Al Masri vs Al Ahli.

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01.02.2012 - No menos de 70 muertos y 300 heridos (hasta el momento) es el saldo de los trágicos enfrentamientos producidos en Port Said (Egipto), durante el partido que disputaban Al Masri vs Al Ahli (El Cairo) (3-1).
Con el partido ya definido, los hinchas bajaron (en marea) al césped y corrieron hacia la parcialidad (y jugadores) visitante (y enemiga).

Los ultras de plaza Tahrir

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En la grada serán rivales, pero la calle los ha colocado detrás de la misma valla. El pasado mes de enero hicieron frente común para derrocar a Hosni Mubarak. Hace unas semanas, la plaza Tahir volvió a ser escenario de la unión de sus fuerzas. En esta ocasión, con Egipto en pleno proceso constituyente, se trataba de dar apoyo logístico a una simple sentada.

The Rest

Former Hammers striker sent down, plus daft quotes of the week and wicked whistle

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Former Hammers striker sent down, plus daft quotes of the week and wicked whistle

Given the mutual hatred between Liverpool and Manchester United, it was surprising to see Anfield street vendors selling split scarves on Saturday, bearing the names and logos of both clubs.

Selección de Libia estrena camiseta.

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07.09.2011 - Así, después de 42 años, descubrieron que Muammar Khadafi era un (nuevo) demonio que se cuelga ocho filas de medallas de falsas condecoraciones y amedrenta a una pobre nación sedienta de unión y libertad. Comadada por Estados Unidos, la Otan lanzó su campaña (marzo 2011) apoyando a las facciones rebeldes, finalmente reconocidas como poder en Libia.

What Italian Football Pages Say Wednesday 09.07.11

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Gazzetta dello Sport Euro Pazzo Pazzini goal: Italy qualify for Euro 2012. And what a Balotelli! Spain are OK Capello almost Trap draw Cavani: "Mazzarri, a Scudetto man" Juve, a show to baptise the new stadium Tuttosport Cairo: "Ogbonna, the new contract is ready" "It's a great stadium. Now a great Juve is needed" Lippi: "I remember the emotions at the Nou Camp, and I.