31 January 2010 – Egypt’s Multi-Record Setting Goal

On 31 January 2010, Egypt won the Cup of Nations with a record nineteenth consecutive unbeaten match in the tournament, a streak that dates back to 2004.The run of unbeaten games started in February 2004, when they played to a scoreless draw with Cameroon in the last group stage match (which was also Egypt's last match of that competition, as they failed ...

8 October 2011 – Sometimes, It Helps To Read The Rules In Advance

On 8 October 2011, South Africa played to a scoreless draw with Sierra Leone, thinking the result qualified them for the African Cup of Nations. They were wrong.It was the final match for both teams in Group G of the tournament's qualifying stage, with South Africa starting the day one point behind group leaders Niger, who were playing Egypt at the ...

10 February 2006 – The Pharoahs Reign Again

On 10 February 2006, Egypt won their fifth African Cup of Nations trophy, beating Côte d'Ivoire on penalties, 0-0 (4-2). The match came forty-nine years to the day after their first win in an ACN match.The two teams met earlier in the tournament's group stage, with hosts Egypt winning 3-1 on their way to topping the group. Côte d'Ivoire finished second ...

30 January 2008 – Eto’o Takes The ACN Scoring Title

On 30 January 2008, Samuel Eto'o scored twice in Cameroon's win over Sudan in the African Cup of Nations. In the process, he became the tournament's all-time leading scorer.The striker had just recovered from a lengthy injury the previous month, but took little time to recover his form, scoring both of Cameroon's goals (including one penalty) in their ...

17 November 1989 -They Really Don’t Like Each Other

On 17 November 1989, Egypt met Algeria at Cairo Stadium to decide who would advance to the 1990 World Cup. The hosts won, 1-0, but the match is best remembered for the ensuing violence, earning it the nickname "the Hate Match."The two sides had a long history of dislike, dating back to the 1950s when Egypt refused to play matches intended to support ...

25 September 2001 – This One Didn’t Even Get A Name

On 25 September 2001, the Confederation of African Football unveiled the new trophy for the African Cup of Nations. It was the third trophy used since the competition's founding in 1957.The first African Cup of Nations trophy, which was silver and resembled England's League Cup, was named the Abdelaziz Abdallah Salem trophy, after the first CAF president. ...

Egypt kits World Cup 1990

Second World Cup for the Egyptians, they did not have a kit with light colors instead a green away kit color was selected. Adidas presented the same design for African countries, I would like to talk to someone from adidas to explain me how the process of selection or assignment of designs for national teams occurs.

Egypt Uganda video highlights 3-1

Egypt Uganda video highlights 3-1 2011.01.17 (16h30) – (Nile Basin Cup) 374 total views, no views today

Egypt Australia video highlights 3-0

Egypt Australia video highlights 3-0 2010.11.17 (17h30) – 1-0 Abdul-Zaher 28′ 2-0 Nagy 60′ 3-0 Zidane (Penalty) 90′ 337 total views, no views today

Anglia – Egipt 3-1, dupa 0-1 la pauza [VIDEO]

Englezii nu s-au intrebuintat decat o repriza si pentru spectacol i-ai lasat pe campionii Africii sa creada ca vor obtine un rezultat istoric! England 3 – Egypt 1 (International Friendly, March 3, 2010) – cu un gol al celebrului Mohamed Zidan, care a zguduit puternic Wembley-ul. Dupa pauza, in minutul 57, Peter Crouch a finalizat un atac ...