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Abd-Rabou intends to stay at Ismaili

CAIRO: The Egypt midfielder had 10 percent of his yearly salary deducted by Ismaili after he insulted some of the club’s officials during a board meeting last week. He was furious after the club failed to allocate the money needed for him to undergo a knee operation in Germany after he suffered a cruciate ligament …

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Zaher reinstalled as FA president

  CAIRO: The court overruled their initial order to the National Sports Council (NSC) to sack Samir Zaher, who was allegedly ineligible to run for the post in 2008 due to criminal record.   The NSC is expected to issue the reappointment decision soon. Egypt won the African Cup of Nations three times in a …

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Shawky to rejoin Ahly

CARIO: Mohamed Shawky is set to rejoin Ahly this summer, according to the player’s agent. Shawky has terminated his contract with Turkish side Kayserispor over late wages but he failed to attract attention anywhere in Europe. "He decided to return to Egypt with his old club," player’s agent Nader Shawki told FilGoal.com on Wednesday. "We …

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Zamalek release Abdullah

CAIRO: Zamalek released Mohamed Abdullah just two weeks before the start of the season. Abdullah has re-signed for Zamalek late last season and joined the preparation camp in Germany and Switzerland. Reports say that Abdullah’s place in the squad will be saved for a new player set to join Zamalek in 24 hours. The versatile …

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Hodoud sign Senegalese pair

CAIRO: Harras Hodoud landed Senegalese duo Pape N’Diaye and Khadim Dir Sir from Morocco’s Difaa Hassani Jdidi on Monday. "Both players penned three-year contracts," Hodoud assistant coach Abou-Taleb Al-Eisawi told FilGoal.com. "They will be included in the squad right away and should be eligible to play against Ahly in the Super Cup match on July …

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Ismaili set for Benjelloun swoop

ISMAILIA: Ismaili are set to sign Moroccan forward Abdessalam Benjelloun should he pass a medical on Wednesday. Benjelloun has arrived in Ismailia early Wednesday and will join the Egyptian team on a free transfer. The 25-year-old international has been playing for Scottish club Hibernian for the last four years. He went out on two loan …

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Hodoud downed by Gaborone

CAIRO: Harras Hodoud lost a 1-0 defeat to Botswana’s Gaborone United in the CAF Confederation Cup round of 16 on Saturday. The hosts scored the winner 20 minutes from time. Now the Alexandrian side need to beat Gaborone by a two-goal margin in the second leg, which takes place in around two weeks at Max …

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Al-Muhammadi makes Sunderland debut

Egyptian wing-back Ahmed Al-Muhammadi made his first Sunderland appearance in the Black Cats’ 1-0 friendly victory over Conference National outfit Darlington on Saturday. The Sunderland new recruit was introduced as a substitute three minutes from the half-hour mark, replacing English midfielder Lee Cattermole. According to the live coverage of the Premiership side’s official website, Al-Muhammadi …

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Egypt breaks into FIFA top 10 for first time in history

CAIRO: Egypt broke into the top 10 in the FIFA monthly ranking for the first time in history despite failing to qualify to the World Cup. The African champions were placed ninth in the July ranking, ahead of Italy, who come 11th and France, who were placed in the 21st spot. Both France and Italy, …

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Ahly accept Police Union offer for Farouk

CAIRO: Ahly accepted an undisclosed offer from Police Union for defending midfielder Abdullah Farouk, the Egyptian champions said. Police Union finished last season fourth and wish they can move up in the new campaign, so that they can play in Africa. Farouk is a versatile player, who can play also on the flanks but rarely …

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Handball: Egypt drawn into World Cup’s ‘group of death’

CAIRO: Egypt on Sunday have been drawn into the group of death in the Handball World Cup in January 2011. The Pharaohs will have to play title holders France in addition to world giants Spain and Germany in Group A. Egypt’s African arch-rivals Tunisia are also in the same group as well as minnows Bahrain. …

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Ghanaian striker unhappy with Ismaili trial

CAIRO: Ismaili target Samuel Affum refused to carry on his trial with the Dervishes, FilGoal.com understands. Affum, 24, has been handed a trial in Ismailia at the beginning of the week, ahead of a potential transfer from Hearts of Oak. The Ghanaian striker was supposed to take part of Wednesday’s friendly with Wadi Degla as …

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Zidan’s rehab going well despite flight delay

CAIRO: Egypt and Borussia Dortmund ace Mohamed Zidan says his rehabilitation work will not be affected by the delay of his flight to Germany. The prolific striker could not return to Germany in time because he failed to issue a travel clearance from the Egyptian military administration. Zidan had sustained a serious cruciate ligament injury …

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Celtic, Ahly eye Geddo

ALEXANDRIA: Ittihad are considering offers from Egyptian champions Ahly and Scottish giants Celtic for Mohamed “Geddo” Nagy. The Egypt forward seems to be on his way out of Alexandria as interest in his services is increasingly growing. "Celtic offered £600,000 to loan Geddo for next season and we are considering it," Ittihad board member Sherif …

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Al-Adham seals Zamalek move

CAIRO: Ashour Al-Adham has joined Zamalek from Masri on a swap deal that sends Ahmed Magdi and Ahmed Al-Merghani the opposite direction. "Al-Adham signed a four-year contract and Masri will have Magdi and Al-Merghani in exchange," a Zamalek spokesman said. The 25-year-old midfielder will receive LE 5,8 million, FilGoal.com understands. Al-Adham played under Zamalek manager …

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Ismaili land former Ahly captain

CAIRO: Veteran defender Shadi Mohamed has joined Ismaili on a two-year contract from Ittihad. "I am proud to announce that I joined Ismaili after a meeting with the board of directors," Shadi told FilGoal.com. The former Ahly and Ittihad captain said that Egypt and Ismaili keeper Essam Al-Hadari played a pivotal role in sealing the …

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Masri land former Montpellier striker

CAIRO: Masri have signed former Montpellier striker Abdoulaye Cisse on a one-year deal, the Egyptian Premier League club said. The Burkina Faso forward is joining the coastal city club from Qatari side Al-Khor for an undisclosed fee. Cisse played five seasons from Montpellier, scoring 35 goals in 154 appearances. He moved to the gulf in …

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Gouna join Geddo hunt

CAIRO: Gouna joined the race for Ittihad Alexandria midfielder Mohamed Nagi ‘Geddo’, who will be in the middle of a transfer crisis this summer. A source in Gouna told FilGoal.com that the club have contacted Ittihad to express their interest in the African Cup of Nations top scorer. Ittihad chairman Mohamed Moselhi told Gouna that …

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Hassan tight-lipped on Al-Badri row

CAIRO: Ahly midfielder Ahmed Hassan said he will comment on his row with manager Hossam Al-Badri at the end of the season. "It is not the right time to speak about the issue. I am totally focused on the Cairo derby on Wednesday," Hassan told FilGoal.com. "But all the details will be known when the …

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Mahalla misery compounded with Cup exit

CAIRO: Ghazl Mahalla sought consolation in the Egyptian Cup after being relegated to the second division but could not achieve their target as they bowed out of the competition on Saturday. The peasants lost to second-division side Canal Mooring & Lights 4-3 on penalties after a 2-2 draw to suffer a first-round exit from Egypt’s …

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Liverpool legend Barnes backs Zamalek for derby win

CAIRO: Liverpool and England legend John Barnes backed Zamalek to come out as winners from the Cairo derby on Friday. Barnes is in Cairo for the Premier Skills program, a project run in partnership between the British Council and the Premier League that uses football as a tool to develop coaching skills and English language …

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Compared to Mido and Zaki, Gaafar is brilliant: Emam

CAIRO: Zamalek board member and former long-standing captain Hazem Emam backed under-fire striker Ahmed Gaafar before the Cairo derby against Ahly. Gaafar scored seven times this season but has been struggling to find the net in the last three games. His reactions after missing the goal from a comfortable header during the 2-1 defeat against …

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Hassan plays down derby importance

CAIRO: Ahly midfielder Ahmed Hassan played down the importance of the Cairo derby with Zamalek. The Egypt captain plays his fifth derby in two years since he joined Ahly from Anderlecht and refuses to call the game a title on its own. It s a normal game, like any other league match, Hassan told Ahly …

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Zaki to miss stoke clash

CAIRO: Hull City will once again miss Amr Zaki when they face Stoke City on Saturday as the Egyptian has yet to recover from injury. Zaki sustained a knee injury in training two weeks ago and manager Iain Dowie has confirmed his unavailability for the weekend’s crucial clash. "That’s going to run on a little …

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We are players, not divers: Gaafar

CAIRO: Zamalek striker Ahmed Gaafar rejected accusations of diving in the 1-0 victory over Ghazl Mahalla. "In Zamalek, we don’t have divers. We only have football players," Gaafar told FilGoal.com. Gaafar went down inside the box after a challenge from Mahalla keeper Ibrahim Farag, with Mahmoud Fathallah converting the spot-kick for the winner. TV replays …

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Meteb ready for Gunners despite back problem

CAIRO: Emad Meteb back pain won t sideline him against Gunners of Zimbabwe in the African Champions League, according to Ahly s doctor Ihab Ali. Meteb suffered a knock in the back and was doubtful for Saturday s game. The international striker has been on fire recently, scoring four goals in five league games in …

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Sudan hopeful of hosting friendly between Egypt, Algeria

CAIRO: Sudanese officials are hopeful of organizing and hosting a friendly between Egypt and Algeria, in an attempt at reconciliation between the two countries. We are in talks with Egypt and Algeria to host a friendly game in Sudan, said Mohamed Ali Abdul-Halim, a top aide of the governor of Khartoum. The talks are in …

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Hamza expects hostile reception from Zamalek fans

CAIRO: Former Zamalek striker Gamal Hamza expects hostile reception from the white fans when he features for Gouna against his old club on Friday. Hamza left Zamalek last season for Bundesliga side Mainz but he returned to Egypt after just three months, failing to adjust to the demands of the German game. He wasn t …

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Zaki's Hull fire coach Brown

CAIRO: Amr Zaki s coach Phil Brown has been sacked by Hull City on Monday. Hull are second from bottom in the Premier League table, with eight games to go. They have 24 points, with Burnley topping them on goal difference. Hull City AFC confirms that Phil Brown has been relieved of his managerial duties …

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Dortmund fans made Zidan feel home in away derby

CAIRO: Mohamed Zidan said that Dortmund fans made him feel home in the derby against Bochum despite playing on the road. The Egyptian international continued his fine form, scoring the second goal of his side s 4-1 victory on Saturday. Everything is going well. I m enjoying it, Zidan said on Monday. The away win …

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