Jul 1st, 2012
Record seven-time champions Egypt will miss consecutive Africa Cup of Nations tournaments for the first time since 1968 after being held to a 1-1 draw in the Central African Republic Saturday. Stunned 3-2 at home in a delayed first leg played behind closed doors two weeks ago, the Pharaohs fell behin...
May 31st, 2012
Didier Drogba can expect a hero’s welcome when he returns to the continent for the start of the group phase of Africa’s World Cup preliminaries at the weekend, a fortnight after his Champions League triumph. Drogba, still to settle his future after confirming his exit from Chelsea, plays ...
Feb 28th, 2012
Midfielder Ahmed Hassan is poised to become the most capped international in world football on Wednesday when he makes his 179th appearance for Egypt against Niger in a friendly in Doha, Qatar. The 36-year-old, who made his national team debut aged 20 at the end of 1995, drew level with Saudi Arabia ...
Nov 19th, 2010
A day after playing each other in a match in his honour, the United States and South African squads together met with Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg on Thursday to present him with an American shirt and take photographs. US coach Bob Bradley gave the shirt to the former South African president, who a...