Egypt football

Mohamed Salah's Egypt through to FIFA World Cup qualifying playoffs

Egypt went through to Africa's World Cup qualifying playoffs Friday after fighting back from 2-0 down for a 2-2 draw in Angola.

published on : 13th November 2021

Egypt hires Carlos Queiroz as coach to revive World Cup campaign

Former Egypt coach Hossam el-Badry was fired after Egypt scraped a 1-0 home win over Angola and needed a late equalizer for a 1-1 draw in Gabon in its first two World Cup qualifiers this month.

published on : 9th September 2021

Liverpool refuses to release Mohamed Salah for World Cup qualifiers

Egypt is on Britain's red list, so Salah would be required to quarantine upon his return from Cairo and miss two Premier League games.

published on : 23rd August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Egypt leave out Liverpool star Mohamed Salah from their squad

Egypt has left out Liverpool star striker Mohamed Salah from their squad for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.

published on : 3rd July 2021

At 45, Egypt captain Essam El Hadary offers a FIFA World Cup tale of tenacity

He is set to overtake Colombia goalkeeper Faryd Mondragon, who was 43 when he played at the last World Cup in Brazil, to become the oldest to have played the tournament.

published on : 15th June 2018

Will he or won't he? Egypt holds its breath over injured Mohamed Salah 

Salah, who turns 26 on the day of the game, gave 100 million frantic Egyptians a massive boost on Wednesday when he joined a squad training session at their Grozny base.

published on : 14th June 2018

Egypt says will 'oblige' FIFA to let it broadcast World Cup games

Egypt is trying to boost investment and tourism as part of efforts to revive an economy hit by unrest that followed a 2011 popular uprising.

published on : 14th June 2018

Egypt demands FIFA give state TV World Cup rights

The authority said it received a complaint against FIFA, accusing the international football organising body of violating Egypt's competition law.

published on : 11th June 2018

Mohamed Salah misses Egypt's first training session in Russia ahead of FIFA World Cup

Salah did come out onto the pitch in Grozny accompanied by Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov to greet fans eager to catch a glimpse of the English Premier League player of the year.

published on : 11th June 2018

Fans give Egypt's Pharaohs a warm send-off ahead of FIFA World Cup 2018

Egypt also unveiled its mascot, a green "Nile Crocodile" in a red Egypt jersey, white shorts and a yellow-and-black pharaonic head cover.

published on : 10th June 2018

Egypt fans pin hopes on injured Mohamed Salah for FIFA World Cup glory

Many of his fans had feared he would miss the World Cup altogether, but his appearance in Cairo has reignited expectations in The Pharaohs' key striker.

published on : 10th June 2018

Eden Hazard hones FIFA World Cup form in 3-0 friendly win over Egypt

Chelsea star Hazard, who survived a kick to his knee in the opening minute, forcing him off at half-time, said it was a performance Belgium would have to repeat in Russia if they want to progress.

published on : 7th June 2018

Portugal vs Egypt: Cristiano Ronaldo's last-gasp two-goal show steals Mohamed Salah limelight

Cristiano Ronaldo hit two goals in stoppage time as European champions Portugal defeated Egypt 2-1 in a friendly.

published on : 24th March 2018

Egypt striker Amr Gamal quits South Africa after failing to impress

Egypt striker Amr Gamal has quit reigning South African champions Wits after failing to make an impact.

published on : 21st March 2018