Alaa Abdel-Ghani's Articles

Despite loads of upsets early on, the traditional powerhouses in AFCON 2024 upheld the status quo, writes Alaa Abdel-Ghani

Egypt’s prolific goal scorer Hossam Hassan was last week appointed as the country’s new football coach following a disastrous showing in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON)

Egypt’s manager was the latest coaching casualty in the Africa Cup of Nations, writes Alaa Abdel-Ghani

Egypt did not win a single game in Cote d’Ivoire, making it one of the worst African campaigns the Pharaohs ever had. Alaa Abdel-Ghani provides six takeaways from Egypt’s very brief stay in AFCON 2024

Egypt crashed out of the Africa Cup of Nations in a stunningly abrupt exit

Goals were needed in stoppage time in two games to push Egypt into the knockout stage of the Africa Cup of Nations, writes Alaa Abdel-Ghani

Mohamed Salah’s leg injury is igniting angry protests

With the month-long Africa Cup of Nations on the doorstep, the guessing has begun as to who could emerge the champion, reports Alaa Abdel-Ghani

Egypt are gunning for African football title No 8, reports Alaa Abdel-Ghani

Zamalek are top midway through the group stage of the African Confederation Cup, reports Alaa Abdel-Ghani

Egypt’s two football teams playing in the African Champions League did not fare as well in their second group match as they did in the first, reports Alaa Abdel-Ghani

Ahly of Egypt will hope to improve on their third place finishes at the annual global football tournament, reports Alaa Abdel-Ghani

All four Egyptian clubs playing in Africa’s two biggest football club competitions won their first group stage games, and all in friendly territory, reports Alaa Abdel-Ghani

After winning their first two matches, Egypt could not have hoped for a better beginning in their quest to reach the 2026 World Cup, reports Alaa Abdel-Ghani

Egypt play their first game in the qualifiers, hoping to reach the revamped 2026 football showcase, reports Alaa Abdel-Ghani

Like it or leave it, this football showcase will in all likelihood be held in Saudi Arabia in 2034, writes Alaa Abdel-Ghani

If there were any doubts that the Argentine great would win yet another Ballon d’Or, they were put to rest on Monday, reports Alaa Abdel-Ghani

The ongoing Palestinian-Israeli war revisits the long-standing controversy over whether sportsmen and women should, or indeed want, to get involved in politics, writes Alaa Abdel-Ghani

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