- Soccer-African Nations Cup winners
MALABO, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Winners of the African Nations Cup(hosts in brackets):1957 - Egypt (Sudan)1959 - Egypt (Egypt)1962 - Ethiopia (Ethiopia)1963 - Ghana (Ghana)1965 - Ghana (Tunisia)1968 - Congo-Kinshasa (Ethiopia)1970 - Sudan (Sudan)1972 - Congo (Cameroon)1974 - Zaire (Egypt)1976 - Morocco (Ethiopia)1978 - Ghana (Ghana)1980 - Nigeria (Nigeria)1982 - Ghana (Libya)1984 - Cameroon (Ivory ...
- Soccer-African Nations Cup top scorers
MALABO, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Leading scorers at African NationsCup finals: 1957 (Sudan) - Ad El Diba (Egypt) 5 1959 (Egypt) - Mahmoud Al Gohari (Egypt) 3 1962 (Ethiopia) - Mohamed Al Badawi (Egypt) and Worku Mengistu (Ethiopia) 3 1963 (Ghana) - Ahmed Al Chazli (Egypt) 6 1965 (Tunisia) - Abbrey Osei Kofi (Ghana) and Eustace Mangli (Ivory Coast) 3 1968 (Ethiopia) - Laurent Pokou (Ivory Coast) 6 1970 ...
- Soccer-African Nations Cup hosts
MALABO, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Hosts of the African Nations Cup finals: 1957 - Sudan 1959 - Egypt 1962 - Ethiopia 1963 - Ghana 1965 - Tunisia 1968 - Ethiopia 1970 - Sudan 1972 - Cameroon 1974 - Egypt 1976 - Ethiopia 1978 - Ghana 1980 - Nigeria 1982 - Libya 1984 - Ivory Coast 1986 - Egypt 1988 - Morocco 1990 - Algeria 1992 - Senegal 1994 - Tunisia 1996 - South Africa 1998 - Burkina Faso 2000 - Ghana ...
- James M. Dorsey
When Sarah Samir stepped this week on to an Egyptian soccer pitch to referee a men?s match, she joined a small band of Arab women referees staking out their right to be involved in the sport on par with men.
- Soccer-Schuerrle stays unless Chelsea get 'phenomenal' offer
It will take a "phenomenal" offer to prise Chelsea forward Andre Schuerrle away from the club, manager Jose Mourinho said on Friday. The Portuguese claimed he had no plans to sell or buy in the January transfer window but did not rule out Germany's Schuerrle exiting Stamford Bridge, while Egypt winger Mohamed Salah has also been linked with a switch. With both players said to be growing ...
- Kenya to host African beach soccer qualifier
Kenya will for first time participate in the international beach football championship this year .Kenya will host Tanzania in the Qualifying round of the African Beach Soccer Championship.
- Pride in another strip
HE captains the first Palestinian soccer team in the Asian Cup, but at the Egypt border, Ramzi Saleh is rarely received as a hero.
- Port Said massacre not forgotten
Nearly two years after the infamous Port Said massacre that killed 72 fans in a soccer riot that shook Egypt and the world, the two teams met for the first time this week in another league encounter.
- Soccer-Profile on Palestine team for 2015 Asian Cup
Jan 2 (Reuters) - Factbox on Asian Cup qualifiers Palestine. Asian Cup record: Previous appearances in finals: 0 Drawn in Group D with Iraq, Japan and Jordan. - - - Coach: Ahmed Al Hassan Former national team goalkeeper who stepped up from assistant coach when Jamal Mahmoud quit in September for personal reasons. Previously coached the Palestine women's team in 2012 after starting out with ...
- Soccer-Tunisia team for African Nations Cup
MALABO, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Factbox on African Nations Cup qualifiers Tunisia. Previous appearances in finals: (16) 1962, 1963, 1965, 1978, 1982, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013. Best performance: Winners 2004 Drawn in Group B with the Cape Verde Islands, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia. - - - Coach: George Leekens Twice the national coach of his ...