Thursday , September 19 2019
Home / Tag Archives: Egypt

Tag Archives: Egypt

Salah says Egypt must learn from Cup of Nations failure

Cairo, Egypt | AFP | Egypt star Mohamed Salah said the team would try to learn from their mistakes after the Africa Cup of Nations hosts suffered an embarrassing last-16 exit. The Pharaohs were billed as chief title contenders on home soil, having won three of four previous editions as hosts, …

Read More »

Uganda Cranes back, Museveni to host them Monday

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni will host Uganda Cranes Monday, after a bitter-sweet 2019 AFCON tournament in Egypt. Uganda reached the knockout stage for the first time since 1978, but a players’ strike, and the resignation of coach Sebastian Desabre have clouded what was supposed to be …

Read More »

Egypt FA chief quits after shock Cup of Nations exit

  Cairo, Egypt | AFP | The president of the Egyptian Football Association Hani Abou Rida resigned late Saturday and “sacked” his technical team after the hosts’ shock elimination from the African Cup of Nations. The decision had been “a moral obligation” said the Egyptian FA in a statement after …

Read More »

We must get sharp at goal – Desabre

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Cranes has qualified for the round of 16 at the ongoing Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. Although the Cranes lost 2-0 to hosts Egypt on Sunday night, Zimbabwe’s 4-0 loss top DR Congo in the other Group A game meant …

Read More »

Egypt grind out win to launch Africa Cup of Nations

Cairo, Egypt | AFP | Mohamed Salah’s Egypt started their bid for a record-extending eighth Africa Cup of Nations trophy on Friday with a 1-0 win over Zimbabwe in Cairo in the opening game of a tournament expanded to 24 teams and played in June and July for the first time. …

Read More »