- Soccer-Egypt coach Gharib not offered new contract
Cairo, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Egypt coach Shawky Gharib has left his post having not been offered a new contract after failing to steer the country to the 2015 African Nations Cup, the Egyptian FA (EFA) said on Monday. Egypt's fate was sealed after a 2-1 defeat in Tunisia last week left the seven-times champions with six points from six games in Group G from which Tunisia and Senegal qualified. ...
- Egypt sack coach for Africa soccer failure
Egypt's failure to qualify for soccer's 2015 Africa Cup of Nations has resulted in the sacking of Shawky Gharib as coach.
- Egypt among 4 candidates to host 2017 African Cup
CAIRO (AP) ? Egypt is among four candidates to host the 2017 African Cup of Nations, a test for the country to show it is getting over years of violent civil unrest that also contributed to a sudden dip for its once-dominant soccer team.
- Ebola also affects soccer's Africa Cup of Nations
The Ebola menace has touched every part of life in Africa. So it's no surprise that soccer has failed to escape its deadly grip.
- Soccer-African Nations Cup hosts
CAPE TOWN, Nov 14 (Reuters) - A list of the host countries 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 ...
- Soccer-Senegal head list of Nations Cup qualifiers
By Mark Gleeson DURBAN, South Africa, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Senegal led a list of six countries into the African Nations Cup finals on Saturday as they eliminated record winners Egypt with a 1-0 win in Cairo to qualify for January's tournament. Senegal ensured they would finish in the top two in Group G on a busy day of qualifiers which also saw Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Gabon, South Africa and 2012 ...
- World sports diary November 19 - December 16
Nov 19 (Reuters) - World sports diary from November 19 -December 16 - - - - WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19 CRICKET New Zealand v Pakistan, Dubai, second test (to 21) Australia v South Africa, Canberra, third ODI SOCCER African Nations Cup qualifiers (to 20) BADMINTON BWF Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open Super Series, Kowloon (to23) - - - - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20 GOLF European Tour: DP World Tour Championship ...
- Soccer-Qatar should stage World Cup only if exploitation stops - Champagne
By Brian Homewood ZURICH, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The 2022 World Cup should be held in Qatar only if the exploitation of migrant workers stops, FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne told Reuters in an interview The Frenchman said that FIFA's capability to govern the sport could be threatened by the continuing controversy over the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 tournaments and that ...
- World sports diary November 12 - December 9
Nov 12 (Reuters) - World sports diary from November 12 -December 9 - - - - WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12 CRICKET Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, Chittagong, third test (to 16) New Zealand v Pakistan, Abu Dhabi, first test (to 13) TENNIS ATP World Tour finals, London (to 16) SOCCER International friendlies (to 18) BADMINTON BWF Li Ning China Open Super Series Premier, Shanghai (to16)- - - - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13 ...
- Egypt down and almost out
The Egyptian dream of qualifying for the Africa Nations Cup in January 2015 hangs by a thread after a devastating 1-0 loss to Senegal in Cairo on Saturday.