The Pharaohs Face Tough Test When They Meet the Super Eagles

January 10th, 2010 by juandeful

Egypt go into their opening match of the African Cup of Nations, against Nigeria on the 12th January, knowing that it is unlikely to decide their fate with regards to progression from Group C. When the Pharaohs hunt the Super Eagles, the winners will become firm favourites to top the group, but the side that [...]

Egypt Home Shirt 2010-12

January 8th, 2010 by juandeful

As Puma continue their dominance in the African market, Egypt are one of eleven teams on the continent whose kits for the 2010 African Cup of Nations have been manufactured by the brand. The home shirt, which is in Egypt’s traditional red, will be accompanied by white shorts and black socks. The home colours will [...]

Technical Pharaohs’ Hopes Rest on Hassan’s Shoulders

January 5th, 2010 by juandeful

When Hassan Shehata announced the group of players that would travel to Angola, the headlines were created by the absences rather than the inclusions. Mohamed Aboutrika, the epitome of the Egyptian side, is the biggest blow as he misses out due to injury. In a skilful midfield with technique that goes against the African grain, [...]

Egypt After Third Consecutive ANC Title

December 31st, 2009 by juandeful

The past decade has seen Egypt begin to regard themselves as the omnipotent force in African football. But now the ‘Pharaohs’ will have to recover from another punishing blow on the world stage, as World Cup qualification still eludes them, if they want to retain their title for a third successive year.
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