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Pitso Mosimane restores honour to Club World Cup

The Al-Ahly coach was never going to put on an exhibition. This was him against Hans-Dieter Flick: two equals staring at each other across a chessboard

Zamalek use penalty power to end 16-year African trophy drought

Mahmoud Alaa converted a 55th-minute VAR spot-kick to give Zamalek a 1-0 second-leg win over Renaissance Sportive Berkane of Morocco

The bizarre rise of Pyramids FC – and the Saudi billionaire bent on revenge

One man's search for vengeance is challenging the natural order of African football

Al Ahly shooter scores a suspension over Islamist salute

Al Ahly forward Ahmed Abdel Zaher was suspended from playing in the Fifa Club World Cup for celebrating a goal with a four-fingered Islamist salute.

African Champions League: Al Ahly fans clash with police in Cairo

Hundreds of supporters of Egyptian club Al Ahly briefly clashed with police outside a Cairo stadium ahead of the African Champions League final.

Late Matlaba strike snatches draw for Orlando Pirates

Thabo Matlaba equalised in the last minute of injury time to salvage a 1-1 draw against Al-Ahly in the first leg of the Caf Champions League final.

Football headquarters and police club set ablaze in Egypt

The headquarters of the Egyptian Football Association and a police officers' club were torched following sentencing over a football riot last year.

Riots over Egyptian death sentences kill at least 32

At least 32 people were killed on Saturday when Egyptians rampaged in protest at the sentencing of 21 people to death over a soccer stadium disaster.

Senior cops arrested for Egypt soccer violence

Egypt's top prosecutor has charged nine senior police officers with assisting a murderous mob of soccer fans who killed 74 rivals last month.

Global football’s epic derbies and simmering rivalries

<strong>Percy Zvomuya</strong> takes a look at world football's greatest derby rivalries and their origins.

Clashes over Egypt soccer violence continue

Protesters and police have fought pitched battles at security headquarters as deadly clashes raged into a fourth day after Egypt's deadly soccer riot.

Egypt’s police fire tear gas at protesters

Clashes have erupted in Cairo between protesters and police as the government scrambles to contain mounting anger over post-football match violence.

Security chief sacked after deadly Egyptian soccer riot

Incensed Egyptians have laid the blame for a deadly riot on the Port Said security chief after an explosion of soccer violence left 74 people dead.

Scores killed, hundreds injured in Egypt soccer tragedy

A riot that erupted after a soccer match in the Egyptian city of Port Said has killed at least 74 people and left hundreds more injured.

Egypt football violence leaves dozens dead

Riots after a football match in Egypt's Port Said have left at least 73 people dead and hundreds injured.

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