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 business of sports in Dubai is set to receive a major boost following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Dubai Sports Council and Dubai Economy. The MoU, which was signed by Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of Dubai
Despite failing to qualify for the 12-team final in artistic swimming, Israeli duet Eden Blecher and Shelly Bobritsky stole the show in the event. The duo finished 15th among 21 teams. Later, they grabbed the attention after performing on a hit Bollywood number
Sydney McLaughlin smashed her own world record to clinch Olympic gold in the women’s 400m hurdles on Wednesday. cLaughlin cleared the hurdles in 51.46 seconds, with defending champion Dalilah Muhammad settled for silver in 51.58 after
It will be Filipina prowess and stamina at the hard court evening of Friday (Aug. 6), at the Al Ahli Sports Club in Dubai when 13 lady ballers from across the UAE, gun it out with the All-Male Organising Team of the “Congen’s Cup Basketball 2021: Ang Huling