Egypt, Comoros Qualify For Nations Cup

Record seven-time champions Egypt and minnows the Comoros and the Gambia were among five teams who qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations on Thursday, and Zimbabwe and Equatorial Guinea could join them later. Egypt drew 1-1 with 10-man Kenya in Nairobi where an early Mohamed ‘Afsha’ Magdy goal for the visitors was cancelled out […]

Salah Set To Play For Egypt At Olympics

Egypt coach Shawky Gharib told AFP on Thursday that Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah was ready to add significant weight behind the country’s quest for a first ever Olympic football medal in Tokyo. “I have made it public that I’d like to have him on board in our Olympic campaign and he hasn’t refused, which means […]

See What Egypt Did That Nigeria Might Copy

Egypt has called off all New Year’s celebrations in order to stem rising coronavirus cases in the country, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli said Wednesday. “There will be no New Year’s celebrations or gatherings as part of the precautionary measures taken to confront the coronavirus disease,” the premier said in a statement released after a cabinet […]

Afolayan Up For AMAA Best Actor Award

Nollywood star actor, Gabriel Afolayan, is up against Hollywood actor, Jimmy Jean-Louis, in the race for the 2020 AMAA Best Actor in a leading role. Afolayan’s performance in ‘Coming from Insanity’ has been pitched against Jimmy Jean-Louis’ performance in ‘Desrances’ for the category. Nine other actors that include Kang Quintus, Bongile Mantsai, Alphonse Menyo, Eyinna […]

See Full List Of FIFA Awards Nominees

The Nominees for all seven of the award categories for the FIFA awards have been released by the body, with showpiece set to hold December 17th. The nominees were picked by two expert panels one for women’s football and one for men’s football  have selected the candidates for each category. The nominees are listed below in alphabetical […]

Breaking: Egypt Deports Seven Who Participated In #EndSARS Protests

Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has in a series of tweets, said that seven Nigerians who participated in the #EndSARS protests in Egypt are set to be deported. She said the decision was arrived at as the protesters lacked residential permits. She tweeted, “Update on the eight Nigerians detained in Cairo for protesting […]

2500 Years Old Mummies Discovered

At least 13 coffins believed to contain human mummies were unearthed from a well in Egypt where they had rested undisturbed for more than 2,500 years. The trove of sarcophagi was uncovered last week during an excavation in the Saqqara necropolis, an ancient burial ground about 20 miles south of Cairo, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism […]

African Cup Of Nations and Several Trophies Stolen In Egypt

The Egyptian Football Associated, EFA, authorities in Egypt has raised alarm on the missing original African Cup of Nations and other trophies from its museum in the headquarter in Cairo.   This is following the attack of the headquarter in 2013 which led to the moving of the trophies to a storeroom.   On searching […]

FG Puts Deadline to Evacuation Of Nigerians Abroad

Following the evacuation of 68 girls from Labanon, the Federal government of Nigeria has put a deadline to the evacuation of Nigerians abroad. The Presidential Taskforce Chairman on Covid-19, Boss Mustapha disclosed that the evacuation will end on Saturday, August 22, 2020. Mustapha noted that the stoppage of the ongoing evacuation is to enable proper […]