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Russia 2018: Egypt to face Russia, Uruguay, Saudi in Group A.

For a football crazy nation as Egypt, it is surprising that the national team has made it to only three World Cups in the history of the tournament. As if that was not enough, here is a country that has dominated the continent in the area of AFCON trophies and inter-club competitions. …

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Salah promises Liverpool fans victory at the UCL final.

Egyptian and Liverpool forward, Mohamed Salah has said they will ‘play to win’ in the May 26 Champions League final against Spanish football giants Real Madrid. Salah, who has won several accolades for his record breaking exploits this season, says his club aims to qualify for next year’s Champions League …

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Russia 2018: an insight into the Pharaoh’s qualification.

Egyptian football has for long enjoyed prestigious status on the continent. Till date, the Pharaohs (men’s national team) are the record African Cup of Nation (AFCON) title holders with seven trophies. At the club level, Al Ahly and Zamalek especially have dominated the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League …

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Yaya Toure lauds his City achievements against United.

Yaya Toure ranks deposing bitter rivals Manchester United as one of the greatest achievements during his time at Manchester City as he prepares to leave the Premier League champions. City have won the league three times during the Ivorian’s eight-year stint at the club as well as four domestic cups …

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Real Madrid hopes to break Barcelona’s unbeaten run.

Real Madrid can transform their own season by beating Liverpool in this month’s Champions League final, and on Sunday they can dent Barcelona’s by becoming the first team to defeat the Catalans in La Liga. This ‘clasico’ at Camp Nou will have minimal impact on the league, with Barca already …

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Liverpool remarkable 7-6 aggregate sees them through the UCL finals.

Senegalese forward Sadio Mane was on target for Liverpool as they historically qualified for the Champions League final for the eight time in the club’s history. Mane opened the scoring for Liverpool against AS Roma in a thrilling semi final that saw thirteen goals scored over two legs. Liverpool who …

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