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Hossam Hassan eyeing Egypt job


Egypt players face bans after unauthorised interviews

Egypt Football Association chief Hany Abo Rida has said that some Pharaohs players will be fined and banned after giving unauthorised interviews during the World Cup.

The elation that accompanied the North African giants' return to the grandest stage of all after a 28-year hiatus quickly evaporated during a miserable, pointless campaign which was enveloped by controversy and overshadowed by Mohamed Salah's fitness problems.

The national side parted ways with coach Hector Cuper following three consecutive...

Mido wants England to drop Kyle Walker vs. Sweden

Andrew Kabuura and Daniel Amokachi break down Colombia's late goal and England's quality response.

Former Egypt international Ahmed Hossam 'Mido' has urged England coach Gareth Southgate to drop Kyle Walker after the Three Lions defeated Colombia in their Last 16 clash in Moscow on Tuesday.

England were denied a victory in normal time after Yerry Mina's 92nd-minute header cancelled out Harry Kane's penalty opener, but battled back during the shootout to win 4-3.

Despite an encouraging performance by England, ex-Tottenham Hotspur forward Mido believes that another former Spur, Walker, ought to...

Egyptian football revolution to take Africa by storm

There is a revolution taking place in Egyptian football that has ramifications for the whole African continent, with the birth of a new super club that threatens to shake up the established order.

The sale of modest Alassiouty Sport -- a team in the ancient town of Asyut on the banks of the Nile some 400 kilometres south of Cairo -- to Saudi billionaire Turki al-Sheikh has seen the new owner invest over US$33-million on players alone in a little over a week.

Al Sheikh, who is also the chairman...

Grading Africa's World Cup five post-elimination

Africa's collective World Cup campaign was over after 15 matches - and only three victories - but it wasn't all doom and gloom for the continent's quintet.

Admittedly, none succeeded in reaching the knockout stages, but for each there are positives to take, even after mixed - and at times muddled - campaigns.

In this feature, KweséESPN's Ed Dove looks back over the group stage and grades each of Africa's five competing nations.

Egypt, D- : We begin with the Pharaohs, who are, unsurprisingly,...

Essam El-Hadary: Record-breaker rejoins Ismaily SC

Egypt international Essam El-Hadary has re-signed with Egyptian Premier League side Ismaily SC, joining the club on a free transfer.

El-Hadary returns from his homeland from Saudi Arabian side Al-Taawoun FC, with Ismaily confirming his signing on their official handles.

The 45-year-old made history during the World Cup when he started the Pharaohs' final group game against Saudi Arabia to become the oldest player in the tournament's history.

He saved a penalty in that match, but wasn't able to prevent...