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Gehad Grisha’s refereeing faults did not only provoke Zamalek in several occasions, but also Al-Masry
Egypt defeats Morocco, Cameroon beats the Pharaohs, and Zamalek finally wins Super Cup
Gennesh leads his team to victory
The fans were arrested on charges of damaging public property, assaulting security forces, and provoking riots
Prosecution referred to Ultras White Knights as ‘outlawed’ group.
Al-Ahly SC and Al-Zamalek qualified for the 2016 Orange CAF Champions League quarterfinals on Wednesday. Al-Ahly defeated Tanzania’s Young Africans, 2-1, in the second matched play between the clubs on Wednesday. The matched was tied, 1-1, until Al-Ahly’s Abdallah Said scored in the 95th minute. In the first match between the clubs play in Tanzania, …
Al-Ahly and Al-Zamalek recently succeeded in bringing world-famous managers to the local Egyptian football scene. Al-Ahly signed Martin Jol and their rival signed Alex McLeish
Fleeting hopes that Egypt’s militant, street battled-hardened football fans may have breached general-turned-president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s repressive armour were dashed with this week’s sentencing of 15 supporters on charges of attempting to assassinate the controversial head of storied Cairo club Al-Zamalek SC. Although the sentences of one year in prison handed down by a Cairo …
Significant tension has characterised the relationship between the Ultras White Knights and Mansour
Al-Ahly scored first, in the 55th minute during the second half, by Gabonese international powerful striker Malick Evouna, with a skilful fast attack, closing with a wonderful finish
The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) issued the final confirmation ahead of Tuesday’s match for round 17 of the Egyptian Football League
On 8 February, before the league game between Zamalek SC and Enpi, 20 fans were killed trying to claim that right, after being given tickets to enter the game.
2015 was marked by the fall of some of the major football heavyweights in the world,It began with Chelsea, the former Premier League champion 2014/2015. The Blues had finally recovered the Premier League title after five years of its absence, with its distinctive and successful coach, José Mourinho. Chelsea won the Premier League title with …
More than 10 security officers testified, more to be heard
Photos by Ahmed Al-Malky
Al-Zamalek only scored four goals in six games during the group stage, and quarter-finals.
Al-Ahly, the champion of the first group, will play against South Africa’s Orlando Pirates, ranked second in the second group.
Ahmed El-Sheikh is said to have signed contracts with more than one club
This month’s premier league final between Cairo’s two storied clubs, Al-Ahly SC and Al-Zamalek SC, once the world’s most violent derby, was more than a clash between two football giants. It was a clash between management styles and diametrically opposed approaches towards militant, highly politicised, street battle-hardened football fans. The clash highlighted the advantages of …
During the game, the competition was fierce, while attempts to score goals on the two goalkeepers were few
Zamalek has achieved its second victory in a row in the group rounds in the CAF Confederation Cup. Their victory was achieved over the South African team, Orlando Pirates, and was played in South Africa. Recording a 2-1 score over the South African team, Zamalek topped its second group in the championship with six points, …
By James M. Dorsey Egyptian-general-turned-president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s iron grip on dissent is likely to be put to the test with the sentencing to death of 11 football fans for involvement in a politically loaded football brawl three years ago that left 74 militant supporters of storied Cairo club Al-Ahly SC dead. The brawl and …
Air Defence Stadium clashes revive 3-year-old football tragedy
By James M. Dorsey A successful football player near the peak of his career, 22 year-old Nidhal Selmi, died last week a foreign fighter for the Islamic State, the jihadist group that controls a swath of Syria and Iraq. His death followed that of Tunisian handball goalkeeper Ahmed Yassin and Ahmed El-Darawi, a former policeman …
Court rules that designating ultras as “terrorist organisation” does not fall under its jurisdiction
At least 30 Ultras White Knights members handed 15 days preventative detention, says group leader
Alexandria’s Smouha mourns after league loss; miss out on cup title, beaten by Cairo giant Al-Zamalek in final
Premier League winners Al-Ahly eliminated in semi-finals by Alexandrian side Smouha
After narrow victories in quarterfinals, Cairo giants meet Smouha and Wadi Degla in semis
Red Devils extend their list of trophies winning 37th league title after 0-0 draw with Smouha