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Zamalek's Ashraf admits Petrojet talks

CAIRO: Zamalek striker Sherif Ashraf admitted holding talks with Petrojet over a possible deal in the summer. Ashraf has been linked with a move to the Petroleum side of late, although Zamalek’s football director Ibrahim Hassan assured that the former Ahly youngster would be staying put. But the 23-year-old eventually confirmed that a summer move …

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Helmi succeeds Buecker as Masri boss

CAIRO: Mohamed Helmi succeeded Theo Buecker as Masri’s head coach after the German tactican was sacked on Tuesday. The Port Said side decided to relieve Buecker of his duties after his men lost 3-1 to Zamalek in the Egyptian Premier League on Monday. The defeat left Masri in 12th place with 32 points, only three …

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Ismaili were lucky: Hilal boss

CAIRO: Hilal coach Campos stated that Ismaili lucked out in Sunday’s CAF Champions League clash in Sudan. The Dervishes clinched a 1-0 victory in the round of 16, thanks to skipper Mohamed Hommos’ follow-up effort. Hilal keeper Moaz Mahgoub tipped a superb free-kick from Ahmed Samir Farag onto the post and the ball fell to …

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Gedo says Zamalek won't take action against him

CAIRO: As a legal dispute between Zamalek and the Egyptian FA looms because of the controversial status of Mohamed Nagi ‘Gedo’, the Ittihad forward tried to ease the tension by releasing some soothing statements. Gedo, the Nations Cup’s top scorer, has been embroiled in controversy since penning a deal to join Zamalek next term, right …

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Ittihad extend Cabral contract

ALEXANDRIA: Ittihad manager Carlos Cabral extended his contract at the Alexandrian club for two seasons. The new deal stipulates that the Brazilian tactician’s monthly wage will be $25,000, Ittihad’s board member Sherif Al-Helw told FilGoal.com. A $75,000 compensation clause was also included in the new contract. Cabral was appointed at Ittihad this season after the …

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Al-Badri blames Ahly loss on defense blunders

Ahly boss Hossam Al-Badri held his team’s rearguard responsible for Friday’s 2-0 loss at Ittihad of Lybia in the CAF Champions League round of 16. Younes Al-Shibani and Ahmed Zuway capitalized on the Red Devils’ defensive lapses to head both goals and seal a staggering victory for the hosts. Ahly’s defeat was mainly put down …

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Ismaili's Al-Saied delays recovery program

CAIRO: Ismaili midfielder Abdullah Al-Saied had to postpone his recovery program as he couldn t travel to Germany as planned. A giant cloud of ash from an erupting volcano in Iceland made air travel to Europe almost impossible for the time being. Many flights to European countries have been indefinitely postponed by Egyptian travel agencies. …

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Zamalek's Gafaar wants to end goal drought against Ahly

CAIRO: Zamalek striker Ahmed Gafaar, who has been struggling to find the net in the past weeks, wants to score against Ahly in Friday s Cairo derby. Gafaar, who joined Zamalek from Telecom in the close season, has become a regular figure at the Cairo club since the departure of Amr Zaki and Mido. Even …

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Zamalek's impulsiveness helped us: Hodoud boss

CAIRO: Harras Hodoud took advantage of Zamalek s impulsiveness to register a victory, said coach Tarek Al-Ashri. The Military side beat the White Knights 2-1 in the Egyptian Premier League on Sunday. Zamalek are a great team, and their status force them to attack right from the start, he told Egyptian radio. They leave spaces …

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Cairo derby was no distraction: Al-Badri

CAIRO: Ahly coach Hossam Al-Badri revealed that he had told his players not to be distracted by Friday s match with Zamalek, ahead their 1-0 win over Ittihad. We needed to keep concentrating on our game with Ittihad, and that s why we never thought about the next match with Zamalek, he stated. However, Al-Badri …

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Paperwork puts off Zaki's arrival at Hull

CAIRO: Egypt striker Amr Zaki couldn t fly to England on Monday as scheduled due to unfinished paperwork. The well-built player, who was supposed to participate in Hull City s training session several hours after his initial time of arrival, couldn t catch his flight because he didn t issue a travel clearance. Zaki obtained …

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Ittihad assistant blames loss on Gedo absence

CAIRO: Ittihad assistant coach Mohamed Nour blamed his team s 1-0 defeat at Ahly on the absence of Mohamed Nagi Gedo through automatic suspension. Gedo s absence negatively affected our frontline and was one of the main reasons why we lost the game, he told the post-match press conference. He s an integral part of …

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Ahly's Fathi doubtful for Cairo derby

CAIRO: Ahly midfielder Ahmed Fathi might miss Friday s Cairo derby against Zamalek after suffering a groin injury in the Red Devils 1-0 win over Ittihad. The Egyptian international was taken off only after 15 minutes in Sunday s game. His injury was first thought to be negligible but Ahly assistant coach Alaa Maihoub says …

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Ibrahim Hassan admits malicious intent

CAIRO: Zamalek s de facto football director Ibrahim Hassan admitted that he had every intention to harm Police Union assistant coach Mohamed Ibrahim. The White Knights 1-1 draw with Police on Wednesday was followed by a severe scuffle when some players clashed with each other. Hassan wrecked havoc on the pitch too. While head coach …

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Competition committee refuses to postpone Ismaili game

CAIRO: The Egyptian FA competition committee refused Ismaili s request to postpone their league game with Ghazl Mahalla in the Egyptian Premier League. The match is scheduled for Thursday but the Dervishes wanted to put it off in order to have some rest after their trip to Tamponnaise of Reunion Island in the CAF Champions …

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Al-Hadari set for Ismaili comeback

CAIRO: Essam Al-Hadari is expected to feature for Ismaili against Military Production in the Egyptian Premier League after opting against playing in the last three weeks. The 37-year-old took no part in the Dervishes’ games this month in protest against the club’s inability to fulfill their financial obligations towards him. A few days ago, Al-Hadari, …

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Electric fire destroys Al-Hadari's apartment

CAIRO: An electric fire caused Essam Al-Hadari’s house to be badly damaged but no one was hurt. The Egypt and Ismaili goalie wasn’t at home when the apartment caught alight, FilGoal.com understands. His wife, son and one of his three daughters were there but all vacated the building on time and now are understood to …

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Electric fire destroys Al-Hadari's apartment

CAIRO: An electric fire caused Essam Al-Hadari s house to be badly damaged but no one was hurt. The Egypt and Ismaili goalie wasn t at home when the apartment caught alight, FilGoal.com understands. His wife, son and one of his three daughters were there but all vacated the building on time and now are …

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Ibrahim Hassan dazed after Raouraoua denied reprieve

CAIRO: Ibrahim Hassan says he was flabbergasted when Mohamed Raouraoua, president of the Union of North African Football Federations (UNAF), denied that his ban was lifted. The Zamalek de facto football director was told on Sunday that he had been granted a reprieve, but Raouraoua, who s also the Algerian FA chief, stated a day …

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Europe is my only choice: Gedo

CAIRO: Ittihad forward Mohamed Nagi Gedo stressed that he would only move away from the Alexandria outfit to ply his trade in Europe. Gedo drew the attention of many clubs inside and outside Egypt after producing some impressive displays in this year s Nations Cup. Among other suitors, Qatari side Al-Sadd are seeking to land …

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Abdul-Aziz to learn Zamalek fate soon

CAIRO: Zamalek veteran Ayman Abdul-Aziz, who has just terminated his loan deal with Diyarbakirspor, will discuss his future at the Cairo club with coach Hossam Hassan soon. The former Egypt player rescinded his contract with Turkish side Diyarbakirspor because they failed to fulfill their financial obligations towards him. We are yet to decide whether to …

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Petrojet score easy win over Khartoum

CAIRO: Petrojet eased to a 3-0 home win over Khartoum in the CAF Confederation Cup round of 32 on Sunday. Eric Bekoe broke the deadlock on the stroke of halftime with a tame close-range effort. Six minutes from the hour mark, Osama Mohamed doubled the lead after rifling a powerful shot from an acute angle …

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Hodoud's Al-Shater scores, dismissed in Bank draw

CAIRO: Islam Al-Shater put Harras Hodoud ahead but saw his team s lead canceled out and received his marching orders during Sunday s 1-1 draw at Ethiopia s Bank in the CAF Confederation Cup round of 32. Al-Shater hit the opener on 26 minutes, but the hosts equalized three minutes from halftime. The Former Ahly …

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Zamalek's Gafaar promises to score against Production

CAIRO: Zamalek striker Ahmed Gafaar vowed to score against Military Production in Wednesday s league match in order to atone for his failure to find the net in the previous three games. Gafaar, who came across as a prolific hitman with Zamalek this term, couldn t get his name on the score sheet in the …

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Gouna manager expects tough Zamalek task

CAIRO: Gouna boss Ismail Youssef believes that Monday s game with Zamalek will be a stern challenge for his team. The coastal club host the White Knights on Friday in the Egyptian Premier League, with the latter team determined to get back to winning ways. Zamalek, who lie third with 37 points, had an eight-match …

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Ahly fine Belal LE 20,000

CAIRO: Ahly imposed an LE 20,000 fine on out-of-favor striker Ahmed Belal for lashing out at the club s technical staff. The 29-year-old, who has been confined to the bench over the last three seasons, accused Ahly coach Hossam Al-Badri of favoritism. Belal stated that frontline duo Francis Doe and Mohamed Talaat were named for …

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Hodoud's Eid reveals preference for Zamalek over Ahly

CAIRO: Harras Hodoud forward Ahmed Eid admitted that he prefers rejoining Zamalek to sealing a move to Ahly. The 29-year-old, a product of the White Knights youth system, has been targeted by the Cairo duo for quite a while. I came through Zamalek s youth ranks and my father was a Zamalek player, Eid told …

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Ahly's Hosni named for Gunners trip

CAIRO: Ahly s fringe striker Osama Hosni has been named for the Red Devils trip to Zimbabwean side Gunners in the CAF Champions League. It was previously reported that Hosni wouldn t be included in the squad for going on Umrah (lesser pilgrimage). However, Ahly s official website confirmed that the 27-year-old will be available …

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Hodoud increase Mansoura woes

CAIRO: Harras Hodoud came from behind to beat Mansoura 2-1 away, to leave the promoted side deep into the Egyptian Premier League relegation mire. Adawi Akef fired the home side ahead only on six minutes upon heading home an Ayman Aboul-Azayem corner kick. Five minutes from the hour mark, Hodoud s Abdul-Rahman Mohie notched the …

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Ismaili, Zamalek share spoils

CAIRO: Zamalek played out a tame goalless draw with Ismaili in the Egyptian Premier League on Monday, to miss out on a chance to close the gap on leaders Ahly. The White Knights became third after the stalemate on 37 points, while Ismaili are fourth with as many points. Defending champions Ahly, who recorded a …

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