Egypt’s Mohamed Salah (left) fights for the ball with DR Congo’s Meschack Elia Lina during their CAN match on Wednesday. Associated Press
While Salah helped lead his club to a sixth European Cup triumph in June, a year on from an injury forcing him out of the final, he was powerless to stop the Pharaohs suffering humiliation on the international stage for the second time in 12 months.
Egypt opened the African Cup of Nations by beating outsider Zimbabwe 1-0 in Cairo on Friday, providing relief for Mohamed Salah, the host nation and the continent’s soccer bosses.
Mohamed Salah was left stunned after the hosts Egypt were ousted of the Africa Cup of Nations by South Africa in a shock defeat on Saturday. In another match, Odion Ighalo scored twice and teed up Alex Iwobi’s winning goal as Nigeria
The UAE has always chosen the right candidate to represent this wonderful country, be it in the field of arts or sports; it’s always the best that shine brighter than the others.
Three-year-old Alms looks to regain the winning thread when she finally gets the chance to run in the G2 Appalachian Stakes at Keeneland in US on Saturday.
Max Verstappen topped the times for Red Bull ahead of Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas in Friday’s crash-hit second free practice ahead of this weekend’s Styrian Grand Prix.