- Soccer-Argentine Cuper to coach Egypt
By Osama Khairy CAIRO, March 2 (Reuters) - Experienced Argentine Hector Cuper is to coach the Egyptian national team, the country's Football Association said on Monday. "The Egypt FA board announces after a meeting held by his president Gamal Allam appointing Argentinean Hector Cuper to coach our football national team," the ruling body said on its website (www.efa.com.eg). Local media ...
- Egypt names Cuper from Argentina to lead its soccer team
CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian Football Association has appointed Hector Cuper, from Argentina, as the new manager of its national team.
- Egypt soccer league to restart matches, but without fans
Egyptian authorities have decided to allow soccer matches to resume in closed stadiums without fans following a 40-day mourning period. Play was suspended this month because of a deadly stampede of supporters in eastern Cairo. State news agency MENA says the Cabinet decided to task a joint commission between the Ministries of Interior, Youth, and Sports, as well as the Egypt's soccer association ...
- 25 people killed in Egyptian soccer match riot
CAIRO ? A riot broke out Sunday night outside of a major soccer game in Egypt, with a stampede and fighting between police and fans killing at least 25 people, authorities said.
- Egypt soccer deaths: the politics behind a sports tragedy (+video)
The parties involved in the tragic deaths of 22 soccer fans in Egypt Sunday are political actors as well, from the fan group that played a role in the 2011 uprising to the police eager to show they are back in control.
- Soccer deaths shed light on Egypt's political struggles
The deaths of 22 soccer fans in Egypt cannot be seen simply as a sports tragedy. Like almost everything since the 2011 uprising that toppled authoritarian leader Hosni Mubarak, the country's struggles and hopes - as well as the government's pursuit for power and respect - are very much at the heart of what happened Sunday night outside the military's Air Defense stadium in an eastern Cairo ...
- Egypt soccer league to restart matches
Soccer matches in Egypt will continue behind closed doors following the deadly stampede in Cairo.
- Health Ministry Official: 5 People Killed in Riot at Egypt Soccer Match; Toll Likely to Rise
Health Ministry official: 5 people killed in riot at Egypt soccer match; toll likely to rise
- Deep roots of Egypt's soccer violence
Bleak future for soccer fans in Egypt? 02:09 Soccer should never be about survival, it should never be about counting coffins, but Sunday was another dark night in Egypt. Around 20 fans of Zamalek were killed outside the Air Defence Stadium in Cairo before a top of the table clash with ENPPI.
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Egyptian relatives of soccer fans who were killed in a riot on Sunday, wait outside Zeinhom morgue, in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. Egypt's Cabinet has indefinitely suspended the national soccer league after more than 20 fans were killed in a stampede and clashes with police outside the Cairo stadium.