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10-man Zamalek stuck in Suez Cement

CAIRO: Ten-man Zamalek extended their winless streak to three matches following a 1-1 home draw with bottom side Suez Cement in a behind-closed-doors Egyptian League game on Tuesday. Mohamed Al-Saghir fired the visitors in front early in the first-half but was cancelled out by Beshir Al-Tabie s free-kick shortly after. The Cairo giants played most …

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Ismaili appeal Abd-Rabou case

CAIRO: Ismaili have appealed against Fifa s decision to give Ligue1 side Strasbourg the right to register Egypt midfielder Hosni Abd-Rabou. Fifa ordered Ismaili to send the player s ITC to the French side, but the Dervishes stood firm in the case and decided to send an objection. Consequently, an appeal has been sent to …

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Shikabala banned from training with first team

CAIRO: Mahmoud “Shikabala Abdel Razek has been banned from training with Zamalek s first team for a month due to disciplinary reasons, the club said. The international playmaker has been absent from training without permission after being hit with a three-game suspension by the Egyptian Football Association. He was also slammed by an internal fine, …

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Mido injured in Boro's defeat to Everton

CAIRO: Ahmed “Mido Hossam left the pitch with injury as Middlesbrough lost 2-0 to Everton in the Premiership on Sunday. Mido was substituted by Tom Craddock two minutes after the hour mark and it seems he has not completely recovered from his hamstring injury. Everton leading scorer Joleon Lescott broke the deadlock as early as …

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Controversy rules as Ittihad hold Petrojet

CAIRO: Petrojet were denied a legal goal on Tuesday as they were held to a goalless draw by Ittihad Alexandria in the Egyptian League. Mohamed Koffi slammed the ball against the crossbar in the 37th minute and despite the fact that it fully crossed the line, referee Medhat Abdul-Aziz waved the play on. Petrojet manager …

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Leaders Al-Gaish widen Zamalek misery

CIRO: Al-Gaish beat Zamalek 2-1 on Wednesday, handing the Cairo giants their second successive defeat and keeping their place on top of the Egyptian League. Amr Zaki s goal early in the first-half was evened by Amer Sabri s spectacular strike five minutes after re-start. An own goal by left-back Tarek Al-Sayed, who made his …

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Baladeya game with Ismaili moved

CAIRO: The game between Baladeya and Ismaili in the Egyptian League has been moved to Ghazl Mahalla’s venue due to security reasons, FilGoal.com has learned. Security officials decided the game shouldn’t be played at Baladeya’s venue because it is not designed to host huge crowds who are likely to support Ismaili. Baladeya, placed 13th with …

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Shawky makes debut as Boro exit Carling cup

CAIRO: Mohamed Shawky made his Middlesbrough debut on Wednesday but his side lost to Tottenham 2-0 and bowed out of the Carling Cup. Shawky played 46 minutes before being substituted by Tom Craddock before Middlesbrough conceded twice to the hosts. Hossam Ghaly, who was expected to feature for Tottenham in the Carling Cup, didn’t take …

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Ismaili to appeal over Merrikh result

CAIRO: Ismaili are set to file a complaint to CAF against the referee who was in charge of their 1-0 defeat to Sudan s Al-Merrikh in the quarter-finals of the African Confederation Cup. Botswanaian referee Disang Thapelo awarded the home side two penalty kicks, as well as sending off Ismaili duo Sherif Abdul-Fadil and Abdullah …

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Al-Sayed back for Zamalek, Aboul Ella ruled out

CAIRO: Zamalek manager Ruud Krol has recalled defender Tarek Al-Sayed to the squad which will face league leaders Al-Gaish on Wednesday. The Egypt defender returns to action after sitting out Zamalek s last three league games due to technical reasons. However, midfielder Mohamed Aboul Ella was ruled out due to minor health problems, whilst goalkeeper …

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Zamalek to play in the Egypt-Saudi Super Cup

CAIRO: Zamalek’s board has agreed to participate in the Egypt-Saudi Super Cup scheduled for next month against Ahly Jeddah. The Whites took their decision during the board meeting, on Monday, to confirm the team’s participation in the Cup winners Cup while Ahly will face Ittihad Jeddah in the League Champions contest. There were several other …

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Ahly settle for goalless draw in Libya

CAIRO: Title holders Al Ahly achieved their target after holding Libyan side Ittihad to a goalless draw in the first-leg of the CAF Champions League semi-final on Sunday. A win for Al Ahly at Cairo Stadium in two weeks time will be enough to lift the Red Devils through to the competition s final as …

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Egypt hangs on to Volleyball African Nations Cup

CAIRO: Egypt completed a superb comeback to beat Tunisia 3-2 in the final of the Volleyball African Nations Cup and snatch the title for the second consecutive year. The Tunisians, who beat Egypt 3-0 in the group stage on Thursday, were one step away from victory after winning the first two sets. However, Egypt managed …

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Shabana knocked out of British Open

CAIRO: Egyptian Squash player Amr Shabana was beaten by Frenchman Gregory Gaultier 3-1 on Sunday in the British Open semi-finals. Gaultier, third seed, ousted Shabana, the top seed and World s number 1, 11-9, 5-11, 11-5, 11-9 in 62 minutes to reach the final. I was just not sharp, Shabana said after the match. “Greg …

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End of the road for Ismaili in Confederation Cup

CAIRO: A highly controversial penalty from Faisal Agab earned Sudan’s Merrikh a fortunate 1-0 win over nine-man Ismaili on Sunday to put an end to the Dervishes adventure in this CAF Confederation Cup. The referee pointed the spot kick adjudging Ismaili defenders to have fouled Agab who appeared on TV replay to have lost his …

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Al-Gaish regain summit as crowds clash in Mahalla

CAIRO: Al-Gaish continued their glittering start in the Egyptian League after beating Arab Contractors 2-0 on Saturday to regain their place on the top of the table. Ehab Abou-Zeid broke the deadlock one minute before the break when he rose at the near post to head home an inch-perfect corner. Sameh Adrous doubled the lead …

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Ahly deny Saied 'official' talks

CAIRO: Ahly marketing manager Adli Al-Qaeyi dismissed claims made by Ibrahim Saied that he has been officially approached by the Egyptian champions. Personally, I did not contact Saied, and even if there is there is any interest in him, which is untrue, negotiations are no way near official, Al-Qaeyi told FilGoal.com. The Egypt defender recently …

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Egypt slip to 43rd spot in Fifa ranking

CAIRO: Egypt slipped three spots down to hold 43rd position in this month s edition of the FIFA ranking for national team launched by the football governing body. The African champions registered two goalless draws against Ivory Coast in a friendly and against Burundi in the 2008 African Nations Cup qualifiers. At the top, world …

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Azmi returns to Al-Shabab

CAIRO: Amir Azmi has returned to Saudi club Al-Shabab after his move to Hungary s Debreceni VSC fell through, the player said on Thursday. I chose to return to Al-Shabab because the transfer window has closed in most of the countries, the international defender told FilGoal.com. I had no alternative but to return to the …

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Al-Gaish tie Ansar in ACL opener

CAIRO: Egyptian League surprise package Al-Gaish settled for a 1-1 away draw with Lebanon s Ansar in the first-leg of the Arab Champions League round of 32. Gomaa Mashour put the visitors ahead from the penalty spot six minutes before the break. Iraqi striker Ahmed Mnajid grabbed the equalizer one minute past the hour mark …

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Zamalek fine Shikabala for insulting gestures

CAIRO: Zamalek slammed Mahmoud “Shikabala Abdel Razeq with an LE 25,000 fine after his insulting gestures towards Al Ahly s crowd in the Cairo derby on Monday. The club s official website confirmed the sanction and denounced Shikabala s attitude despite the persistent insults from Al Ahly s crowd and their abusive chants for more …

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Petrojet climb to Egyptian League summit

CAIRO: Petrojet leapfrogged defending champions Al Ahly to the Egyptian League summit after Alaa Ibrahim s brace gave them a 3-2 home victory over Al-Baladeya on Tuesday. The former Ahly striker opened the scoring in the 25th minute before doubling the lead two minutes past the hour mark. He now tops the league s scorers …

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Al Masry suffer stunning defeat in ACL debut

CAIRO: Al Masry s Arab Champions League debut turned out to be a disaster after they suffered a stunning 1-0 home defeat to Syrian side Al-Taliya in the first-leg of the competition s round of 32. Younis Soliman scored the winner in the 70th minute to silence the Port Said faithful and help Al-Taliya edge …

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Aboutrika gives Ahly derby joy at victory over Zamalek

CAIRO: Mohamed Abou Treika s first-half strike was enough to hand Ahly a 1-0 victory over arch-rivals Zamalek in the 100th Cairo derby on Monday. The classy playmaker produced one of his pieces of magic eight minutes before the interval to become one of the derby s all-time scorers. His seventh goal against Zamalek puts …

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Jose hails steady performance, Krol disappointed

CAIRO: Al Ahly boss Manuel Jose praised his players performance throughout the Egyptian League derby, which saw his side grab a 1-0 victory over Zamalek on Monday. The Portuguese coach said that his team held on well to their first half lead, especially after Al Ahly skipper Shadi Mohamed missed a penalty shortly after the …

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Eno left out of Zamalek clash

CAIRO: Moataz Eno has been surprisingly left out of Al Ahly s 18-man squad for the Cairo derby clash against Zamalek in the Egyptian League on Monday. The midfielder was expected to play against his former club, given the loss of Mohamed Shawki who joined Premiership side Middlesbrough. However, Al Ahly coach Mohamed Jose has …

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Ittihad extend Hamdi's ban

ALEXANDRIA: Ittihad Manager Mohamed Salah has decided to extend playmaker Youssef Hamdi’s suspension to include another league game. Hamdi has been banned by the club for one match, the 1-1 draw with Tersana, and fined LE 20,000, following his furious reaction to being substituted in a friendly against Ahli Benghazi last week. However, Football Director …

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Brace delight for 'fasting' Hassan

CAIRO: Ahmed Hassan was delighted to score a brace while fasting in Anderlecht s 2-2 draw with Zolte Waregem in the Belgian League game on Saturday. Thanks God I have scored those two goals, it’s a great feeling to score while fasting and I think I played one of my best games, Hassan told FilGoal.com. …

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Hamza back for Ahly game, Emam left out

CAIRO: Gamal Hamza has been named in Zamalek’s 18-man squad for the Cairo derby on Monday while Skipper Hazem Emam and veteran left-back Tarek Al-Sayed were dropped from the list. Hamza was called up after resolving his financial dispute with the club. He will replace Mostafa Gaafar who misses the game due to an injury. …

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Abbas calls for peace with EFA officials

CAIRO: Zamalek chairman Mamdouh Abbas invited Egyptian Football Association president Samir Zaher and his assistant Ahmed Shobeir in order to resolve the rift that occurred between the two parties in recent weeks. Abbas had accused the EFA of discriminating against Zamalek after the Egyptian football governing body punished striker Amr Zaki, who was spotted by …

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