Al Ahly central midfielder Hossam Ghali recieves an offer to play in American league – Youm7
Al Ahly central midfielder Hossam Ghali had received an offer for playing in the American League. Ghali confirmed that he had received several offers which he refused and expressed his desire to continue to play for Ahly and not leave for any club.
Enyimba no fear against zamalek insists coach – africanfootball.com
Enyimba coach Paul Aigbogun has insisted they will have no fear when they come face-to-face with Egypt’s Zamalek in today’s CAF Champions League Group B clash in Port Harcourt.
The Nigerian champions are up against the five-time African champions at the Adokiye Amasiemaka Stadium in Port Harcourt and despite playing aagainst a team with Zamalek’s reputation, Aigbogun has maintained they will not be intimidated.
Martin Jol: Defeat against Zesco is not the end – Ahram online.com
Al Ahly manager Martin Jol praised Zesco United while insisting that his side’s loss to the Zambian champions “isn’t the end of the club’s journey”.
The eight-time African champions suffered a 3-2 shock defeat to Zesco United of Zambia in their first match of the CAF Champions League group stage on Saturday.
“We played against a tough and organised opponent, and to lose the first the match in the group stage is bad, but we must bounce back,” the Dutch manager revealed in the post-match press conference.
Ahly lose on CAF Champions League return – Kingfut.com
Giants Al Ahly of Egypt made a disappointing return to CAF Champions League group football after a two-year absence by losing 3-2 at Zesco United of Zambia Saturday.
It was the first defeat in the competition for Dutch coach Martin Jol, the former Tottenham Hotspur manager, after two victories and two draws in qualifiers.
Ahly chairman Mahmoud Taher said before the first matchday 1 fixture that it was time for the Cairo Red Devils to conquer Africa again after last winning the competition in 2013.
El-Hadary: Nothing extraordinary about qualifying for the 2017 AFCON – Kingfut.com
Four time African Cup of Nations winner Essam El-Hadary has played down his side’s recent qualification for the 2017 edition in Gabon.
43-year-old Egyptian goalkeeping legend Essam El-Hadary has said Egypt are back where they belong and it is nothing extraordinary that the Pharaohs have qualified for the 2017 African Cup of Nations in Gabon.
Speaking to FIFA.com, Essam said, “I’m happy because it’s something we’ve all worked towards, though it’s only normal we should qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations.”
The goalkeeper then expressed his delight at qualifying but mentioned it should be the norm saying, “The whole country is right to celebrate, but to me there’s nothing extraordinary about it.”
2 Egyptians harness gold, silver at Stockholm 2016 Diamond League – DailynewsEgypt
Egypt’s Ihab Abdel Rahman won the gold medal in the javelin throw’s men’s division, while Mohamed Hamada Mohamed harnessed silver in the 800 metres (B) race’s men’s division at the Diamond League in Sweden.