Latest in Tag: african cup Highlight

Latest in Tag: african cup

Tunisian aquathlon athletes win gold at Triathlon African Cup and Pan Arab Championships

Even when surrounded by some of the best in the region, Egyptian athletes stood out at the 2016 ATU Triathlon African Cup and Pan Arab Championships, organised by Alameda Triathlons and the Arab Triathlon Confederation. Tunisian athlete Mohamed Aziz Ben Ferjani won first place in the elite men’s division of the aquathlon competitions (a continuous, two-stage race of …

Maya Nawar

Egyptian qualification for the 2015 Nations Cup: a dream that will not be realised

Egyptian qualification for the 2015 Nations Cup: a dream that will not be realised

The situation does not stop only at achieving victory—almost impossible—against Tunisia, but extends to anticipating negative results for teams also competing for third place. For example, Nigeria must defeat South Africa on Nigeria’s home turf, and Congo must not defeat Sudan on the latter’s turf even though Sudan lost four out of five games played.

Daily News Egypt

Moroccan refusal to host African Cup rooted in fear and prejudice

By James M. Dorsey Morocco’s refusal to host next month’s 2014 African Cup of Nations football tournament out of fear that it could import the Ebola virus from West Africa spotlights complex relations between the continent’s Arab and sub-Saharan nations as well as the non-transparent inner workings of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), a …

Daily News Egypt

South African ‘hard men’ to miss Egypt

By David Legge /AFP JOHANNESBURG: South Africa will lack injured ‘hard men’ Bongani Khumalo and Thanduyise Khuboni when they face defending champions Egypt in a crucial Africa Cup of Nations qualifier next month. Victory for Bafana Bafana (The Boys) on June 5 at the 73,000-seat Cairo Stadium would eliminate the Pharaohs from the race for places …


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