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Martin Jol, formerly Fulham, Ajax and Tottenham boss, played over 400 games during his career as a footballer, which included spells in the Netherlands, Germany, and England, as well as earning three caps with the Dutch national team
Fleeting hopes that Egypt’s militant, street battled-hardened football fans may have breached general-turned-president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s repressive armour were dashed with this week’s sentencing of 15 supporters on charges of attempting to assassinate the controversial head of storied Cairo club Al-Zamalek SC. Although the sentences of one year in prison handed down by a Cairo …
Al-Ahly scored first, in the 55th minute during the second half, by Gabonese international powerful striker Malick Evouna, with a skilful fast attack, closing with a wonderful finish
The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) issued the final confirmation ahead of Tuesday’s match for round 17 of the Egyptian Football League
Ultras Ahlawy members declared Friday that they plan to attend the morning training on Sunday, which was scheduled for 10 am in preparation for the derby rival match against Al-Zamalek SC on Tuesday for round 17 of the Egyptian football league
Best known for his brutal repression of critics, Egyptian-general-turned-president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has invited the members of the Ultras, the militant anti-government football fans, to participate in the court proceedings related to a 2012 politically loaded football brawl in which 72 supporters of storied Cairo club Al-Ahly SC died. Al-Sisi’s invitation contrasted starkly with Al-Ahly’s …
Members of the Ultras Ahlawy group, the club’s radical fan group, sang songs and held banners harshly condemning the police and army. Al-Ahly President Mahmoud Taher spoke to the Egyptian media, commenting on the incident.
Statements come after Ultras denounce police and military during commemoration ceremony
Al-Ahly team organised a gathering as a memorial for the victim’s families their fans during their training on Monday in Zamalek, Cairo.
On 1 February, in a football league match between Port Said team, Al-Masry, and their Cairo rivals Al-Ahly, a fight and the ensuing stampede left 72 Al-Ahly fans killed.
Commentator discusses the state of basketball in Egypt and the region, Qatari relations, and the NBA
The Egyptian league reached its 16th round, in which Al-Ahly scored its 10th win against Ittihad Alexandria, 1-0
The Supreme Administrative Court delayed the decision to dismiss the board to 28 February
In an unexpected occurrence for the African Club of the Century and Egypt’s biggest football giant, Al-Ahly SC sacked their Portuguese head coach José Peseiro after just 14 rounds of the Egyptian Premier League. Former director of football Abdel Aziz Abdel-Shafy was appointed as the new temporary manager in Peseiro’s place for the upcoming games …
2015 was marked by the fall of some of the major football heavyweights in the world,It began with Chelsea, the former Premier League champion 2014/2015. The Blues had finally recovered the Premier League title after five years of its absence, with its distinctive and successful coach, José Mourinho. Chelsea won the Premier League title with …
Court sentenced one defendant Sunday to five years in prison in the “Port Said massacre” case
Photos by Ahmed Al-Malky
For the first time in 14 years, since the launch of the local Egyptian Super Cup in 2001, the game will be held outside of Egypt. The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) decided the game will be held in the United Arab Emirates on 15 October. The game is expected to have a large audience in …
Trial postponed to 5 October to continue hearing defence witnesses
Al-Zamalek only scored four goals in six games during the group stage, and quarter-finals.
Al-Ahly, the champion of the first group, will play against South Africa’s Orlando Pirates, ranked second in the second group.
Over 70 young football fans were killed in clashes back in 2012
It is the third consecutive time for Egypt to exit the qualifiers of African Cup of Nations. The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) has not been able to organise regular local tournaments. The last tournament it organised was the premier and Egypt cup, both held in 2015and throughout a period of nine months, despite the absence …
Ahmed El-Sheikh is said to have signed contracts with more than one club
This month’s premier league final between Cairo’s two storied clubs, Al-Ahly SC and Al-Zamalek SC, once the world’s most violent derby, was more than a clash between two football giants. It was a clash between management styles and diametrically opposed approaches towards militant, highly politicised, street battle-hardened football fans. The clash highlighted the advantages of …
Trial postponed to continue reviewing remaining evidence
During the game, the competition was fierce, while attempts to score goals on the two goalkeepers were few
Fans attempted assault on Al-Zamalek club headquarters, says state media
Cairo giant will host arch-rival Al-Zamalek in Alexandria’s Borg Al-Arab
Zamalek has achieved its second victory in a row in the group rounds in the CAF Confederation Cup. Their victory was achieved over the South African team, Orlando Pirates, and was played in South Africa. Recording a 2-1 score over the South African team, Zamalek topped its second group in the championship with six points, …