President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has confirmed a proposed friendly against AFCON-bound Egypt will no longer be played in January.
He said the friendly was off because there were some conditions Nigeria could not meet like parading the country’s top Europe-based professionals as it will not be a FIFA-friendly window.
Pinnick said they are now shopping for other friendlies for the Super Eagles as a result of this cancellation.
Egypt were earlier due to take on Nigeria in a […]
I hope this is not risky and life threatening sha. Anyways, according to reports, Saudi King Salman announced Friday an agreement with Egypt to build a bridge over the Red Sea connecting the two countries, on the second day of his visit to Cairo.
The monarch made the announcement in televised comments after meeting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, and before representatives of the two countries began signing investment deals.
“I agreed with my brother his Excellency President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to […]
Nigerians react as Super Eagles failed to qualify for AFCON second successive tournament … see photos
Nigeria have failed to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations for the second successive tournament after suffering a 1-0 defeat to Egypt on Tuesday. checkout reactions from Nigerians on social media.
Based on analysis, Nigeria will not appear in next year’s Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Gabon as the Super Eagles failed to produce the spark that could have earned them the ticket when they fell 0-1 to the Pharaohs of Egypt in Alexandria last night. It will be […]
A Kogalymavia passenger plane carrying 224 people has crashed in Egypt’s Sinai penunsula. The airliner took off from the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheik this morning, and was heading for Russia, according to aviation sources, when it disappeared from radar. It’s believed the plane was mainly carrying Russian tourists.
The plane was carrying 212 passengers and 7 crew members. 17 of the passengers are children.
Airbus A321 left Sharm-El-Sheikh for St. Petersburg with flight number 7K9268. It belongs to airline Metrojet […]
It was reported that an Egypt court has sentenced former President Mohamed Morsi to death for a mass prison break in 2011.
The court ruled on Saturday that the sentencing of Morsi and 105 others will be referred to the Grand Mufti, the highest religious authority in Egypt, for confirmation.
Many of those sentenced were tried in absentia, including Yusuf al-Qaradawi, an influential Islamic scholar based in Qatar.
The court will pronounce its final decision on June 2.
Morsi, who was overthrown by the […]
It was gathered that Egyptian authorities have seized share certificates belonging to former football star Mohamed Aboutrika after allegations that a company he founded funded the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood, judicial officials said.
The move against one of the country’s most successful sports stars comes amid a crackdown on members and supporters of the movement since July 2013, when the army ousted president Mohamed Morsi , Egypt’s first freely-elected leader.
Aboutrika had publicly endorsed Morsi’s 2012 presidential bid. Morsi was overthrown in a […]
A judge dismissed murder charges Saturday against former President Hosni Mubarak and acquitted his security chief over the killing of protesters during Egypt’s 2011 uprising, crushing any hope of a judicial reckoning on behalf of the hundreds victims of the revolt that toppled him. Yet instead of outrage, a largely muted initial reaction greeted the decision in an Egypt where unlicensed protests draw stiff prison terms and many remain fearful over their security four years after the nation’s Arab Spring […]