World Cup


World Cup campaign to end the apartheid in Palestine

Massive public and media campaigns were launched in conjunction with the World Cup soccer league, drawing attention to the fact that apartheid, which was abolished in South Africa two decades

FIFA to hold hearing over Algerian team attack in Cairo

The world football governing body said that its panel will hear the case in Zurich on April 15.

Egypt tells Shehata no-go for Nigeria job

Shehata had said he was contacted by Nigeria following the African Cup of Nations – which Egypt won for a third straight time – and allegedly had offered him a

Gaza erupts … in celebration?

The streets of Gaza erupted on Sunday evening... not in anger or protest... but in rare celebration.

Egypt’s Shehata has contract extended

CAIRO: The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) is giving national team manager Hassan Shehata one more chance to take the Pharaohs to the World Cup in four years.

Egypt number 10 in FIFA rankings

The Egyptian national football team jumped into the top 10 of FIFA’s – the world football governing body – recent rankings published on Wednesday, marking the first time the African

Egypt looks for three in a row at African Cup of Nations

Their is excitement in the air, previous matches being shown on local television screens and smiles on faces Sunday, as Egyptians prepare to watch their national team take on Ghana

Headlines from the region

Substitute Hameur Bouazza scored in extra time to give Algeria a 3-2 win over its fellow World Cup qualifier Ivory Coast and a spot in the semifinals of the African

Egypt to play Spain in friendly

Egypt and Spain have agreed to face off in a friendly match scheduled for June 4. The European champions will use the match against the African champions as a pre-World

Egypt goes undefeated in group stage, hopes abound

As the crowd began to exit a Cairo cafe on Wednesday night, the smiles that graced scores of Egyptians were part of the hope and optimism created by the national