Are Liverpool planning to win the Premier League? Their new deal for the record-breaking Salah suggests so

Why Liverpool have done a brilliant thing by tying Salah on a long-term deal According to reports, Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has signed a new five-year contract with the club. Salah, 26, joined the Reds for £34m from Roma last summer and has scored 44 goals in 52 appearances for the club. The Egyptian’s new … Read more

What can you expect from Salah, Elneny and Egypt in the World Cup: SWOT analysis

Egypt finally ended a 28-year wait to qualify for this summer’s FIFA World Cup in Russia. Under the stewardship of Argentinian coach Hector Cuper, the Pharaohs finally fulfilled their long-awaited dream, even if their return to the world stage was not always plain sailing. A last-gasp penalty from Mohammed Salah sent the Egyptians into ecstasy. It’s … Read more

Go for it Dyche – Why Burnley must make a move for this 14-goal wonder

Go for it Dyche – Why Burnley must make a move for 14-goal wonder Mahmoud Hassan According to ESPN FC, Burnley are one of the Premier League clubs eyeing a move for Egypt international forward Mahmoud Hassan. Hassan, who has been nicknamed “Trezeguet” after the former French striker David Trezeguet, is currently impressing on loan at Turkish … Read more

3 Liverpool players to watch out for in the international break

Three Liverpool Players To Watch Out For In The International Break With the international friendlies fast approaching, players are aiming to up their game and guide their sides to victories leading to the World Cup. For a club such as that of Liverpool’s standards, one expects most of their players to be a part of … Read more

Egypt Hopes Soccer Will Help Polish Its Tarnished Image

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An Egyptian businessman with close ties to general-turned-president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has submitted a bid for the broadcasting rights of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in a move that is widely seen as an effort to polish the image of Egypt, tarnished by massive abuse of human rights, failing economic policies, and a military … Read more

Report – Banning Of Ahmed Abd El-Zaher Highlights Problems Of Sports Governance

This week’s banning of a prominent Egyptian soccer player for expressing political views on the pitch goes to the core of international sports’ problems: a refusal to recognize the inextricable linkage between sports and politics, the political manipulation of soccer by regimes in the Middle East and North Africa with the tacit endorsement of world … Read more

African World Cup Playoff Preview – Ivory Coast Take On Senegal; Ethiopia Against Nigeria And Ghana v Egypt

A qualification process that began in November 2011, the craziness of the African playoffs comes to a head in November. The most intriguing; intense round of all the World Cup qualifiers, eyes will be firmly fixated on the continent. Here’s a preview of the games ahead. Ivory Coast v Senegal The most eye-catching of all … Read more

Tactical Retreat: Ultras Absent From Protests In Egypt And Turkey

Militant, highly politicized soccer fans who played key roles in the toppling of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, opposition to post-Mubarak military rule, and last month’s mass protests against Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan have been as organizations conspicuously absent from the dramatic scenes in Cairo with the overthrow of President Mohammed Morsi and ongoing … Read more