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2018 WCQ: Ghana vs Egypt moved to Cape Coast

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The Ghana Football Association has moved Ghana’s last group game against Egypt in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers from Kumasi to Cape Coast, according to various reports. Egyptian media reported Sunday that the Egyptian Football Association had received a letter from the Ghana FA informing them of the venue change. The reasons for the venue change were only reported ...

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FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifying: Five factors behind Egypt’s successful campaign


Egypt ended a 28-year absence from the World Cup after a remarkable campaign in the African qualifiers of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. Under the stewardship of Argentinian coach Hector Cuper, the Pharaohs finally fulfilled their long-awaited dream, even if their return to the world stage was not always plain sailing. FIFA.com looks at five factors that proved critical to ...

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QUAO’s Monday Moanings: Protest? How about reset, Ghana?


Citi Sports editor, Nathan Quao, rolls his column out and today, he talks about Ghana’s failure to make the 2018 World Cup and the need to think of building again. Two days after the match in Kampala, I am thinking about the 2018 World Cup in Russia and the fact that we will not be there. Does it hurt? Yes. ...

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Egypt qualify for 2018 World Cup


A 95th minute goal from Mohamed Salah sent Egypt to the 2018 World Cup in Russia after the Pharaohs beat Congo 2-1 in a Group E qualifier at the Borg El Arab Stadium in Alexandria on Sunday night. The win is enough to see Egypt uncatchable at the top of Group E with 12 points from five matches. Uganda, who ...

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Uganda stun Egypt to go top of Group E

Uganda Cranes players celebrate a score against Gambia during the International friendly on 09 June 2015 at Mandela Stadium, Namboole in preparation for the 2017 Afcon Qualifiers.
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Uganda stunned Egypt 1-0 in the 2018 Fifa World Cup Qualification (CAF), Group E match at the Mandela National Stadium in Kampala on Thursday. The victory takes Uganda to the top of Group E standings with seven points, while Egypt slip down to the second spot ahead of the return leg which will be played in Alexandria next week Tuesday. ...

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Egypt coach Hector Cuper reveals plans for Uganda match


Head coach of the Egyptian national team, Hector Cuper, says he has figured out the Cranes of Uganda and he knows to get the needed result in their clash today in Kampala. Egypt have 6 points while the Ugandans have 4 and a win for the home team will be good news to Ghana. However, Cuper, has other ideas and ...

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Black Stars team B to face Egypt in June friendly


The Black Stars team B will engage Egypt in an international friendly on June 6 in Cairo. The match will be part of the team’s preparations for the WAFU Tournament which be played in September in Cape Coast and Sekondi. Maxwell Konadu has been named by the Ghana Football Association as the one to lead the team to Cairo for ...

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“We are going for revenge against Egypt”- Asamoah Gyan

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Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has stated that the team wants to even the score against the Egyptians when they meet on Wednesday in the final Group D encounter of the 2017 African Cup of Nations in Gabon. The two teams met in November 2016 in Alexandria in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers and Egypt beat Ghana 2-0 thanks ...

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AFCON 2017: El Said Strikes Late To Give Egypt First Win

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Egypt had to wait for the dying minutes to score a crucial winner, and claim their first win, beating Uganda 1-0 on Saturday at Port-Gentil. Substitute Abdullah El Said scored the game’s only goal a minute from time, as the Pharaohs raised their tally to four points, two shy of group leaders, Ghana who defeated Mali by a similar scoreline ...

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Ghana beaten 2-0 by Egypt in Alexandria


The Black Stars of Ghana were beaten 2-0 by Egypt in Alexandria on Sunday in the second round of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. The Black Stars were hoping for a win to stay in contention for a place in the next World Cup and coach Avran Grant named a starting line-up that had Jordan and Andre Ayew in attack ...

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