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Egypt ignores troubles to beat Uganda 3-0

Egypt beat Uganda 3-0 in an international friendly that was nearly canceled as more deadly violence spread across the troubled North African country on Wednesday. Former U.S. coach Bob Bradley's Egypt team continued its strong form despite the troubles at home, having already qualified for Africa's final round of World Cup qualifiers in September. Ahmed Hassan scored the opener...
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Egypt's Hassan set to become most capped player

Egypt midfielder Ahmed Hassan is set to become the most capped player of all time when he takes the pitch in a friendly on Wednesday against Niger in Qatar. The 36-year-old Hassan will make his 179th appearance, meaning he will break the record he has shared for several months with Saudi Arabia goalkeeper Mohamed al-Deayea. The Saudi goalkeeper last played in 2006. Hassan, who...
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February 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Eto'o tops list of African Cup absentees

African Cup leading scorer Samuel Eto'o tops a list of high-profile absentees at this year's tournament after former winners Cameroon, Egypt, Nigeria and South Africa all surprisingly missed out in qualifying. The 30-year-old Eto'o won't be able to add to his 18 African Cup of Nations goals in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea, and his absence will rob the cup of one of the continent...
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January 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Jonas Oliveira gives Brazil 2-0 win over Egypt

Jonas Oliveira scored once in each half Monday to give Brazil a 2-0 win over Egypt in a friendly in Qatar. The Valencia striker struck in the 39th and 59th minutes at Al Rayyan Stadium in Doha for Brazil's second victory in a row, having beaten Gabon 2-0 last week. Monday's result also ensured former United States coach Bob Bradley lost his first game in charge of Egypt. Bradley...
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November 14, 2011  |  Discuss

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