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51 defendants are charged with killing 42, injuring 150
Air Defence Stadium clashes revive 3-year-old football tragedy
Charges are hypothetical and imaginary, says defence
On 1 February 2012, 74 Al-Ahly supporters belonging to the club’s biggest fan base Ultras Ahlawy were killed following a football match in the Port Said stadium in what became commonly known as the “Port Said massacre”. Al-Masry fans stormed the pitch and attacked Al-Ahly players and fans. Clashes broke out between the two …
74 Al-Ahly supporters were killed following football match in 2012
Games have been played behind closed doors since 2012 Port Said massacre
Lawsuit filed by Mortada Mansour, Zamalek club chairman, calling ultras “terrorist groups”
Al-Ahly become one of the most successful clubs in the world in terms of the number of championships won, with 129 official championships under its belt – a number that has not been surpassed by any other team in the world.
By James M. Dorsey Militant, street battle-hardened football fans stormed a Cairo stadium in advance of the second leg of crowned Al-Ahly SC’s African Confederation Cup final against Ivory Coast’s Séwé Sport in a reassertion of the fans’ key role in protests against the regime of toppled president Hosni Mubarak and subsequent governments. The storming …
StrikerHossam Hassan took his turn and was recorded in the honorary records of the Al-Ahly club after scoring the club’s 100th African goal in the semi-finals of the African Cup Winners’ Cup.
Fans will never forget the 2005 championship where he outperformed everyone with his six goals.
Ultras Ahlawy (UA) member denies storming of stadium took place ahead of match
Al-Ahly must make up for the loss and obtain the 20th title to guarantee its place among the top teams in the world in terms of continental championships.
By James M. Dorsey A successful football player near the peak of his career, 22 year-old Nidhal Selmi, died last week a foreign fighter for the Islamic State, the jihadist group that controls a swath of Syria and Iraq. His death followed that of Tunisian handball goalkeeper Ahmed Yassin and Ahmed El-Darawi, a former policeman …
Court rules that designating ultras as “terrorist organisation” does not fall under its jurisdiction
11 defendants retried after being convicted in absentia
Alexandria’s Smouha mourns after league loss; miss out on cup title, beaten by Cairo giant Al-Zamalek in final
Premier League winners Al-Ahly eliminated in semi-finals by Alexandrian side Smouha
After narrow victories in quarterfinals, Cairo giants meet Smouha and Wadi Degla in semis
Red Devils extend their list of trophies winning 37th league title after 0-0 draw with Smouha
Al-Zamalek fail to beat rivals for 17th consecutive time, falling behind in final stage of Premier League
Al-Ahly, Smouha and Petrojet total quartet to compete for 2014 title in final Premier League phase
Al-Ahly lead group in Confederation Cup, Premier League enters crucial stage
National team looking for redemption after Saturday’s defeat in friendly against Chile
Al-Ahly holds ES Sahel to a draw in Tunis, leading Group B in Confederations Cup
Al-Ahly go top of their CAF Confederation Cup mini league after a 2-0 win over Nkana in Cairo
By James M. Dorsey World football body FIFA has dispatched investigators to Egypt to probe allegations of government interference as the country prepares for potentially risky bids to host two international tournaments, the 2017 Beach Soccer World Cup and the 2018 FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup. The FIFA investigation and the bids come against the …
Results in Group 2 set up an exciting end to the season, Al-Ahly look to secure a playoff spot in Group 1
The retrial of 11 defendants will resume on 18 June
Somouha ties but remains the team with the highest points in groups 1 and 2