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Nigeria out of 2017 AFCON

Egypt’s Mohamed Salah (right) and Nigeria’s Stanley Amuzie during their African Cup of Nations qualification match played at the Borg el-Arab Stadium in Alexandria...on Tuesday. Photo: AFP

Three-time African champions Nigeria have crashed out of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon after losing 1-0 to Egypt in the reverse fixture of their Group G match played at the Borg El Arab Stadium, Alexandria on Tuesday. A lone goal from 19-year-old Ramadan Sobhy gave the Pharaohs the three points, which extended their lead at the summit ...

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Ghana’s opponents Egypt pull out of All Africa Games


Egypt has announced its withdrawal from the upcoming All Africa Games in Congo. The North Africans will not thus take part in both the men’s and women’s events at the competition. The announcement was made by the Confederation of African Football and it was made to to inform Egypt’s opponents in the men’s and women’s football events. Ghana were due ...

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Egypt coach Cuper demands more friendlies ahead of AFCON 2017 qualifiers

Egypt coach Hector Cuper (Image credit: AP)

The Egypt Football Association (EFA) is in talks with counterparts in Africa and Asia to play a friendly with one of their national teams during the Pharaohs’ closed camp within preparations for the 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifiers in April. After beating Equatorial Guinea 2-0 in a friendly last week, Egypt are working to continue preparing for the 2017 ...

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Héctor Cúper announced as Egypt national team manager

Egypt's new man in charge: Hector Cuper

The Egyptian Football Association have announced the appointment of ex-Valencia manager Héctor Cúper as the new manager of the Egyptian national team. Following a Monday afternoon board meeting, EFA media chief Azmy Megahed announced Cúper as the new national team manager. “An agreement has been reached for the appointment of Cúper as the new national team manager,” Megahed explained in a press conference. EFA ...

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Egypt fail to reach Equatorial Guinea


Tunisia ensured they wrapped their 2015 Afcon Qualifiers campaign on a high as they registered a 2-1 win over rivals Egypt in Tunisia on Wednesday night. The hosts went into the game having secured their spot in next year’s tournament in Equatorial Guinea and the win meant their rivals will not make it to next year’s tournament. The Egyptians though ...

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Afcon 2015 qualifiers: Egypt on the brink of missing out again


– Former champions Egypt find themselves in a tricky situation as they pay a courtesy visit to Tunisia to face the Carthage Eagles. The Pharaohs head into the game knowing that not even victory will ensure a top two finish for them but maybe earn them a slot in the finals in Equatorial Guinea as the 3rd best placed side. ...

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