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Preview: Saudi Arabia v Egypt

Although neither of Saudi Arabia or Egypt can now make it to the Round of 16 at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, fans can nevertheless expect a competitive contest between the two. Both want to end their campaigns on a positive note and make up for their disappointing results in the first two games. Both teams’ motivation going into ...

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Pain for returning Egypt as Uruguay earn late win

Uruguay were made to work overtime before finally edging a late 1-0 win over Egypt in their opening Group A contest in Ekaterinburg. Defender Jose Gimenez was the unlikely hero with a towering last-minute winning header, after Egypt had impressed with their organisation. Star forwards Edinson Cavani and Luis Suarez were largely starved of opportunities, although the former hit the ...

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Preview: Egypt v Uruguay

Much focus on Egypt as they end their 28-year World Cup drought Hardened World Cup stalwarts Uruguay await in Ekaterinburg THE LATEST: #EGYURU LIVE BLOG updating now This is the first Russia 2018 outing for both teams a… FIFA.com – Latest News

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Being a soccer fan in Egypt is a risky, even deadly, passion

CAIRO (AP) Being a soccer fan in Egypt has been a dangerous, sometimes even deadly, passion for years. That may soon change. The Al-Ahly club’s ”Ultras” – hardcore supporters of the Cairo-based team and the country’s largest fan association – have appealed to authorities to negotiate an end to years of tension and violence while disavowing member… FOX Sports Digital

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El Hadary: Egypt are one family

El Hadarymoved to the Saudi Professional League this season Became the first foreign goalkeeper to score in the Saudi top flight Egypt veteran could make World Cup appearance aged 45 next year  Having realised his 25-year dream of leading Egypt to the… FIFA.com

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Egypt Mosque Attack: Militants Target Sufi Worshipers With Bombing, Gunfire

Update ​​​​(10:12 a.m. ET): Egyptian state news agency MENA reports that 200 people have been killed in a bombing and shooting attack on a mosque in the volatile northern Sinai Peninsula, in what appeared to be the latest attack by the area’s local Islamic State affiliate. Citing official sources, MENA said 130 people were also wounded in the attack on ...

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