Ahead of the 9th edition of FIFA U-20 World Cup, a total of 19 African teams will compete for the two continental slots at the final tournament slated for 2018. France will host the biennial competition between August 7-26, as well as the Women's World Cup in 2019. The qualification process begins with a
By Rachael Ugiagbe Morocco will be attempting to qualify for the Africa Women's Cup of Nations after 18 years, when the qualifiers for the 2018 AWCON in Ghana begins. The North Africa nation last participated at the continental championship at the 1998 finals in Nigeria and the 2000 showpiece in South
Wadi Degla’s women football team claimed the Egyptian league title for the ninth time in a row, after defeating El-Tayran (Aviation) 1-0 on Friday, April 7. It remained a scoreless first half as El Tayran, last season's runners-up, tried to force it to penalties. In the 50th minute, Degla took a 1-0
By Janine Anthony Year: 2015 Country: Egypt For many observers, It was such a momentous victory for women across the nation. A woman in the center circle, wielding control through a whistle, in a man's game. The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) assigned Sarah Samir to referee a men’s football match between Wadi Degla and Talaea El
By Nouran Hegazy When you talk about sports in Egypt, football comes in the first place with no other competitor. The sport is adored and passionately followed by millions of Egyptians, with the majority being Al Ahly and Zamalek fans. Despite football being a male-dominated team sport, the percentage of female fans has noticeably
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Wednesday revealed the withdrawal of Egypt from men's and women's football events of the forth coming All-Africa Games, Brazaville 2015. In the statement released on their official website, the African Football body did not give any reason why the North African country pulled out.