African Cup of Nations

President Sisi congratulates Egyptian handball team for winning African Cup of Nations for 8th time in history

Mon, 18 Jul 2022 - 10:33 GMT

" also commend the distinguished leadership of the technical coaching staff, thanks to which the Egyptian handball team has made many successive sports achievements for Egypt and pleased the Egyptian fans with their performance and determination, winning many competitions and becoming one of the world's top teams in the game," said the President.

Samuel Eto'o to run for federation presidency

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 12:06 GMT

Eto'o is running in December's election for the presidency of the Cameroon football federation, the former Barcelona star said.

Egypt qualifies for the handball AFCON quarter-finals

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 - 11:11 GMT

Egypt's national handball team qualified for the quarter-finals of the African Cup of Nations in Tunisia, which is qualifying for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Video: Egyptian fans collect waste from stadium grandstands

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 - 11:29 GMT

Launched by a group of youth onJune 20 following the opening game between Egypt and Zimbabwe, the campaign was welcomed by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.

Hospitals on high alert ahead 2019 AFCON

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 - 02:35 GMT

The ministry allocated a 24-hour hotline number 998 for emergency calls in Arabic, English and French languages, said Ministry Spokesperson Khaled Megahed in a statement.

Economic pocket of African Cup of Nations

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 - 01:38 GMT

How can Egypt benefit from organizing the 2019 tournament?

Hakim, Kuti, Dobet to sing in African Cup of Nations opening ceremony

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 - 03:35 GMT

Famed Egyptian singer Hakim, acclaimed Nigerian singer Femi Anikulapo-Kuti and the Ivorian singer Dobet Gnahoré will perform together in the opening ceremony of the African Cup of Nations.

Hakim to release a song tailor made to African Cup of Nations

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 - 12:46 GMT

Famed Egyptian singer Hakim will release a song in the upcoming period tailor made for African Cup of Nations which is scheduled to kick off on June 21.

Mohamed Salah's fish challenge takes social media by storm

Wed, 12 Jun 2019 - 04:04 GMT

World famous Egyptian football star Mohamed Salah's fish challenge took social networking sites by storm.

Egypt announces its team's lineup in AFCON 2019

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 - 10:09 GMT

Egypt's football coach Javier Aguirre announced on Tuesday the national team's lineup in Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON 2019).

Egypt operates 3 new metro stations to serve AFCON fans

Sun, 09 Jun 2019 - 01:22 GMT

The Ministry of Transport announced in a statement on Saturday that pilot operation of the three stations for the commuters will start on June 15.

Step by step: How to get your Fan ID for African Cup of Nations

Thu, 23 May 2019 - 01:49 GMT

Egyptians and the entire world have begun booking tickets for the 2019 African Cup of Nations.

Egypt to receive 20% of African Cup of Nations’ proceeds: expert

Sun, 12 May 2019 - 12:05 GMT

Egypt allocated around $25 million for this tournament; the direct return of the organization of this tournament is expected to exceed this figure.

Egypt's national team crowned 2019 African Cup of Nations Simulation

Sun, 05 May 2019 - 09:05 GMT

Held on the playground of El Gezira Youth Center, the tournament saw 23 African teams that will take part in the 2019 African Cup of Nations.

Sisi discusses preparations for AFCON championship

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 - 12:04 GMT

Sisi reviewed on Wednesday preparations for hosting the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) championship 2019.

Ashraf Sobhy Seminar at CIBF

Mon, 04 Feb 2019 - 11:51 GMT

Minister of Youth and Sports Ashraf Sobhy affirmed that the African Cup of Nations will witness the highest level of television coverage.

Aguirre calms fans over Salah absence

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 - 03:46 GMT

Salah led the national team to defeat eSwatini 4-1 and scored the fourth goal at the last minute of the first half from a direct corner kick.

Injury rules Salah out of eSwatini clash

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 - 02:52 GMT

Salah led the national team to defeat eSwatini 4-1 and he scored the fourth goal at the last minute of the first half from a direct corner kick.

Al Ahly SC doctor calrifies medical situation of Marwan Mohsen

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 - 01:00 GMT

The head of Al Ahly SC medical staff said that Al Ahly's striker Marwan Mohsen has no medical obstacles preventing him from participating in matches.

1of 4 countries to host Egypt’s Volleyball camp

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 - 01:00 GMT

The Egyptian Volleyball federation is preparing for the upcoming African Cup of Nations that will be held in Egypt through deciding location of Egypt’s preparation camp.