Al-Ahly S.C. http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/35262/all en Football: CAF Super Cup - Ahly 2 Leopards 1 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130223/football-caf-super-cup-ahly-2-leopards-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Result of CAF Super Cup match at Borg El Arab Stadium in Alexandria Saturday:</p> <p>Al Ahly (EGY) 2 (Rabiea 55, Barakat 71) AC Leopards (CGO) 1 (Bhebey-Ndey 78)</p> <p>afp</p> Al-Ahly S.C. CAF Super Cup Football in Egypt AFP Sat, 23 Feb 2013 20:00:51 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5764512 at http://www.globalpost.com Protest near Cairo airport delays Kerry departure http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/protest-near-cairo-airport-delays-kerry-departure <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Hundreds of Egyptian football fans blocked a main road to Cairo's international airport on Sunday, forcing a delay in visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry's departure, an airport official said.</p> <p>The Al-Ahly club fans blocked the road in anticipation of a court ruling this weekend in which rival soccer fans in Port Said face sentencing over a deadly football riot. The Al-Ahly fans want them convicted.</p> <p>An airport official said police have deployed armoured vehicles to prevent the fans from getting closer to the airport.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/protest-near-cairo-airport-delays-kerry-departure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al-Ahly S.C. Football in Egypt John Kerry Sport in Africa AFP Sun, 03 Mar 2013 15:00:35 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5772153 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt braces ahead of verdicts on football riot http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130309/egypt-braces-ahead-verdicts-football-riot <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A court in Cairo was set on Saturday to deliver a verdict on 52 people allegedly involved in a deadly football stadium riot, in a case that has already sparked widespread violence and threats of further unrest.</p> <p>In late January the court sentenced 21 defendants -- out of the total 73 people accused in the case -- to death, sparking riots in Port Said, home to most of the defendants and where the 2011 stadium violence took place.</p> <p>The court, sitting in Cairo for security reasons, was also due to confirm the death sentences for the first 21 defendants it issued on January 26.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130309/egypt-braces-ahead-verdicts-football-riot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al-Ahly S.C. Cairo Geography of Africa AFP Sat, 09 Mar 2013 08:15:16 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5777921 at http://www.globalpost.com Police officers' club in Cairo in flames: AFP http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130309/police-officers-club-cairo-flames-afp-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Several buildings in a police officers' club complex in the Egyptian capital were in flames on Saturday, an AFP reporter said.</p> <p>According to a senior security official, hardcore football fans known as the Ultras stormed the complex and set fire to the buildings.</p> <p>Residents of the affluent island where the club is situated were using garden hoses to try to extinguish the flames. Other buildings in the complex had their windows smashed.</p> <p>Several hundred members of the Ultras were also making their way towards the interior ministry, state television reported.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130309/police-officers-club-cairo-flames-afp-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al-Ahly S.C. Association football culture Ultras AFP Sat, 09 Mar 2013 11:45:27 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5778003 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Egyptian derby date changed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130717/football-egyptian-derby-date-changed <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Al-Ahly-Zamalek CAF Champions League match will be staged on July 24, organising body CAF said Wednesday.</p> <p>It is the second change of date for an eagerly awaited Egyptian derby originally scheduled to be played Sunday, then switched to Monday.</p> <p>A tiny stadium in Red Sea resort El Gouna is the venue for a Group A opening-round fixture to be played in late afternoon behind closed doors.</p> <p>Empty match-day stadiums have been a regular feature of football in Egypt because of post-Arab Spring security concerns.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130717/football-egyptian-derby-date-changed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al-Ahly S.C. Egyptian Premier League Football in Egypt AFP Wed, 17 Jul 2013 23:02:18 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5886719 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Al-Ahly to suspend player over Islamist sign http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131111/football-al-ahly-suspend-player-over-islamist-sign <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Egyptians Al Ahly decided on Monday to suspend Ahmed Abdul Zaher from next month's FIFA Club World Cup in Morocco after he celebrated a goal in the African Champions League with a four-finger sign, sources said.</p> <p>The sign, called Rabaa (four) in Arabic, has been associated with the crackdown on supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in Cairo's Rabaa al-Adawiya square on August 14.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131111/football-al-ahly-suspend-player-over-islamist-sign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al-Ahly S.C. Football in Egypt Mohamed Aboutrika AFP Mon, 11 Nov 2013 18:01:27 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5986100 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Al-Ahly to suspend player over Islamist sign http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131111/football-al-ahly-suspend-player-over-islamist-sign-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Egypt's Al-Ahly football club decided Monday to suspend a player for a goal celebration that sympathises with Islamists targeted in a crackdown by the army-installed authorities, sources said.</p> <p>Al-Ahly's board is set to approve the decision Tuesday to fine and suspend Ahmed Abdul Zahar from next month's FIFA Club World Cup in Morocco, the club sources said.</p> <p>The 28-year-old forward held up four fingers after scoring the second goal as Al-Ahly defeated Orlando Pirates of South Africa in the final of the African Champions League on Sunday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131111/football-al-ahly-suspend-player-over-islamist-sign-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al-Ahly S.C. Football in Egypt Mohamed Aboutrika AFP Mon, 11 Nov 2013 19:04:19 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5986151 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Al-Ahly to suspend player over Islamist sign http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131111/football-al-ahly-suspend-player-over-islamist-sign-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Egypt's Al-Ahly football club on Monday suspended a player for a goal celebration that appeared to sympathise with Islamists targeted in a crackdown by army-installed authorities, sources said.</p> <p>Al-Ahly's board is set to approve the decision Tuesday to fine and suspend Ahmed Abdul Zaher from next month's FIFA Club World Cup in Morocco, the club sources said.</p> <p>The 28-year-old forward held up four fingers after scoring the second goal as Al-Ahly defeated Orlando Pirates of South Africa in the final of the African Champions League on Sunday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131111/football-al-ahly-suspend-player-over-islamist-sign-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al-Ahly S.C. Egyptian Premier League Football in Egypt Technology AFP Mon, 11 Nov 2013 22:02:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5986277 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Al-Ahly suspend goal hero over Islamist salute http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131112/football-al-ahly-suspend-goal-hero-over-islamist-salute-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Egypt's Al-Ahly football club on Tuesday suspended forward Ahmed Abdel Zaher from next month's FIFA Club World Cup for celebrating a goal with a salute in support of Islamists.</p> <p>Al-Ahly said they would also sell the 28-year-old at the end of the season and deprive him of prize money from the Cairo club's victory Sunday in the final of the African Champions League.</p> <p>Abdel Zaher held up four fingers when he scored Al-Ahly's second goal in the 4-0 win over South Africa's Orlando Pirates. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131112/football-al-ahly-suspend-goal-hero-over-islamist-salute-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al-Ahly S.C. 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Football in Egypt AFP Tue, 12 Nov 2013 22:31:28 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5987456 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt court orders retrial in deadly football riot case http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140206/egypt-court-orders-retrial-deadly-football-riot-case <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>An Egyptian appeals court on Thursday ordered the retrial of dozens of defendants including 21 people sentenced to death for a 2012 football stadium riot that killed 74 people, judicial sources said.</p> <p>The court accepted appeals by 62 defendants against a March ruling by a court that had confirmed death sentences for 21 defendants and handed down jail terms to 24 people, judicial sources said.</p> <p>The stadium riot in February 2012, in the canal city of Port Said, was the deadliest sport-related incident in modern Egyptian history.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140206/egypt-court-orders-retrial-deadly-football-riot-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al-Ahly S.C. Al-Masry Club Port Said AFP Thu, 06 Feb 2014 19:32:02 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6063528 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: CAF Confederation Cup results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140209/football-caf-confederation-cup-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round, first leg results this weekend:</p> <p>Al-Malakia (SSD) 0 CARA (CGO) 1</p> <p>AFC Leopards (KEN) 2 Defence (ETH) 0</p> <p>SuperSport Utd (RSA) 2 Gaborone Utd (BOT) 0</p> <p>Kigali (RWA) 1 Academie Tchite (BDI) 0</p> <p>El-Jadida (MAR) 1 Sonabel (BUR) 0</p> <p>RSLAF (SLE) 0 Gamtel (GAM) 1</p> <p>Panthers (GEQ) 1 Medeama (GHA) 2</p> <p>Azam (TAN) 1 Ferroviario Beira (MOZ) 0</p> <p>St Michel Utd (SEY) 2 St Michel (MAD) 1</p> <p>How Mine (ZIM) 4 Chuoni (ZAN) 0</p> <p>Kondzo (COG) 2 Young Sports Academy (CMR) 0</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140209/football-caf-confederation-cup-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al-Ahly Benghazi S.C. 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AFP Sun, 09 Feb 2014 23:18:40 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6065829 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: CAF Super Cup winners http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140219/football-caf-super-cup-winners <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>List of CAF Super Cup winners ahead of one-off 2014 match between title-holders Al-Ahly of Egypt and CS Sfaxien of Tunisia at Cairo Stadium Thursday:</p> <p>1993: Africa Sports (CIV)</p> <p>1994: Zamalek (EGY)</p> <p>1995: Esperance (TUN)</p> <p>1996: Orlando Pirates (RSA)</p> <p>1997: Zamalek (EGY)</p> <p>1998: Etoile Sahel (TUN)</p> <p>1999: ASEC (CIV)</p> <p>2000: Raja Casablanca (MAR)</p> <p>2001: Hearts of Oak (GHA)</p> <p>2002: Al-Ahly (EGY)</p> <p>2003: Zamalek (EGY)</p> <p>2004: Enyimba (NGR)</p> <p>2005: Enyimba (NGR)</p> <p>2006: Al-Ahly (EGY)</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140219/football-caf-super-cup-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al-Ahly S.C. CAF Champions League CAF Super Cup AFP Wed, 19 Feb 2014 10:48:52 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6074691 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: CAF club group draw qualifiers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140428/football-caf-club-group-draw-qualifiers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Qualifiers for CAF club competition group draws in Cairo Tuesday (0900GMT):</p> <p>Champions League</p> <p>Esperance, CS Sfaxien (both TUN), TP Mazembe, Vita (both COD), Al-Ahly Benghazi (LBA), Al-Hilal (SUD), Entente Setif (ALG), Zamalek (EGY)</p> <p>Confederation Cup</p> <p>ASEC Mimosas, Sewe San Pedro (both CIV), Al-Ahly (EGY), Real Bamako (MLI), Coton Sport (CMR), AC Leopards (CGO), Nkana (ZAM), Etoile Sahel (TUN)</p> <p>Matchdays: May 16-18 and 23-25, June 6-8, July 25-27, Aug 8-10 and 22-24</p> <p>dl</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Al-Ahly S.C. Association football CAF Champions League AFP Mon, 28 Apr 2014 14:25:13 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6132788 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Demoted Ahly the CAF Cup team to beat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140514/football-demoted-ahly-the-caf-cup-team-beat <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Egyptians Al-Ahly began this year seeking a record third consecutive CAF Champions League title only to be forced into an abrupt change of ambition.</p> <p>A shock qualifying loss to Libyans Al-Ahly Benghazi meant demotion to the second-tier CAF Confederation Cup, and they squeezed past Moroccans El-Jadida in a play-off for a pool place .</p> <p>Now the Cairo 'Red Devils' are favoured to become the first Egyptian winners of the African equivalent of the Europa League.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140514/football-demoted-ahly-the-caf-cup-team-beat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al-Ahly S.C. CAF Champions League Sport in Africa AFP Wed, 14 May 2014 10:51:40 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6146573 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: CAF Confederation Cup schedule http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140514/football-caf-confederation-cup-schedule <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>CAF Confederation Cup group matchday schedule:</p> <p>Matchday 1 (May 16-18)</p> <p>A: Real Bamako (MLI) v ASEC Mimoas (CIV), AC Leopards (CGO) v Coton Sport (CMR)</p> <p>B: Al-Ahly (EGY) v Nkana (ZAM), Sewe San Pedro (CIV) v Etoile Sahel (TUN)</p> <p>Matchday 2 (May 23-25)</p> <p>A: ASEC v Leopards, Coton v Bamako </p> <p>B: Etoile v Ahly, Nkana v Sewe</p> <p>Matchday 3 (June 6-8)</p> <p>A: ASEC v Coton, Bamako v Leopards</p> <p>B: Etoile v Nkana, Sewe v Ahly</p> <p>Matchday 4 (July 25-27)</p> <p>A: Coton v ASEC, Leopards v Bamako</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140514/football-caf-confederation-cup-schedule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al-Ahly S.C. AFP Wed, 14 May 2014 10:52:56 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6146581 at http://www.globalpost.com