Alaa Abdel-Ghani's Articles

Ahly came from behind to beat Pyramids 2-1 for their 38th Egypt Cup, reports Alaa Abdel-Ghani

For more than a decade, security concerns have limited Egyptian fans to a few thousand in the country’s football stadiums. But that might change following a packed African Champions League game on Saturday, reports Alaa Abdel-Ghani

The 2026 World Cup will have 12 groups of four teams each. It’s a record 48 teams which can only dilute the football extravaganza

Egypt’s two biggest football clubs need to win their remaining two games each if they are to make it to the quarter-finals of the African Champions League, reports Alaa Abdel-Ghani

Midway through the African Champions League and Confederation Cup, a couple of Egyptian football clubs are heading for the quarter-finals while two others remain in the grey area

The club’s President Mortada Mansour took his ranting a step too far. Now he and his club are paying the price.

Egypt’s top two football teams are mired near or at the bottom of their respective groups in the African Champions League, reports Alaa Abdel-Ghani

In the continent’s Champions League, Egypt’s two biggest football clubs did not get off on the right foot. What’s worse, bigger tests lie ahead, reports Alaa Abdel-Ghani

Yet again Real Madrid win the CWC but the tournament itself can’t match the same success, writes Alaa Abdel-Ghani

The two football giants are meeting in the semi-finals of the Club World Cup in Morocco, but in 2001 they played a memorable friendly in Cairo.

Egypt’s Ahly and Auckland of New Zealand have appeared the most times in the Club World Cup and this week they meet in the first round, reports Alaa Abdel-Ghani

The bombshell acquisition of Cristiano Ronaldo by Al-Nassr football club is the latest Saudi endeavour to tout itself as the new global venue for sports, despite claims that it is attempting to mislead, writes Alaa Abdel-Ghani

The king of football, who passed away last week, took “the beautiful game” to Cairo, writes Alaa Abdel-Ghani

That’s what FIFA’s president says. The truth is that the football showpiece had many unforgettable moments, great as well as divisive,

While Qatar made history by becoming the first Arab country to host a World Cup, Morocco are writing their own unique unprecedented story, writes Alaa Abdel-Ghani

There is so much happening off the field in Qatar that it’s all too easy to take your eye off the ball.

Only eight teams are left in Qatar’s World Cup which started with 32. Alaa Abdel-Ghani reports on what to expect in the quarter-finals

With the second round of matches in the Qatar World Cup over, some Arab and African countries are hoping to extend their stay, reports Alaa Abdel-Ghani

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