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UCL: Arsene Wenger names best striker in the world
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UCL: Arsene Wenger names best striker in the world

Former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger has identified Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah as the finest attacking player on the planet presently. The Egyptian forward has netted 12 goals in his opening 11 appearances in all competitions this season for Liverpool. The 29-year-old is among the 30 nominees for this year’s Ballon d’Or award. Salah netted twice against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League encounter at the Wanda Metropolitano last night. “He’s top, top class and he’s certainly the best striker at the moment in the world because he scores goals that nobody else can score,” Wenger told beIN Sport. “You have to play street football to dribble past people like that in a short space. “He’s full of confidence and he’s creative. “Overall, I believe as well that he is ...
‘We know Zamalek SC will scare Tusker using army and police’ – Matano
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‘We know Zamalek SC will scare Tusker using army and police’ – Matano

The tactician, after losing at home on Saturday, said they are ready to cope with the kind of reception they will get in the north Tusker head coach Robert Matano has claimed their Caf Champions League opponents Zamalek SC will try to scare them using the army and the police. The White Knights earned the first-leg advantage in their first-round clash at Nyayo Stadium on Saturday following a 1-0 win courtesy of a goal scored by Achraf Bencharki. Matano has now claimed the Egyptian giants might use state might to scare them, but they will be ready for that kind of reception upon their arrival in North Africa for the second leg this weekend.  
EPL: Gary Lineker reacts as Ronaldo wins award ahead of Salah
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EPL: Gary Lineker reacts as Ronaldo wins award ahead of Salah

Former Barcelona star, Gary Lineker, has reacted to Manchester United forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, winning the Premier League player of the month of September ahead of Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah. Ronaldo won the award on Friday, beating Salah and four other contenders to the September award. His fine form for Man United since his return to Old Trafford in the summer has been rewarded, but Lineker feels the Premier League have made the wrong choice by not giving Salah the award after the Egyptian forward scored three goals in the month of September for Liverpool against Leeds, Crystal Palace and Brentford. Reacting, Lineker wrote on Twitter, “He [Ronaldo] ‘s been terrific, but @MoSalah should’ve won this….comfortably.” Ronaldo has so far scored three goals for Man United in the Pr...
Salah goal ‘pure world class’ says Klopp as Liverpool forward equals best ever scoring run for Reds
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Salah goal ‘pure world class’ says Klopp as Liverpool forward equals best ever scoring run for Reds

The Egyptian left several Manchester City defenders in the dust before powering a shot past Ederson in the thrilling draw at Anfield on Sunday Jurgen Klopp has hailed Mohamed Salah's wonder goal against Manchester City on Sunday as "pure world class". The forward dribbled through City's defence before striking a difficult weak-footed shot past Ederson to give Liverpool the advantage at Anfield. However, Kevin De Bruyne went on to equalise with the match finishing 2-2. It was Salah's seventh straight match in all competitions with a goal, which equals his longest scoring streak for the Reds.  
EPL: Cascarino names best player in Premier League this season
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EPL: Cascarino names best player in Premier League this season

Former Chelsea striker, Tony Cascarino, has named Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah as the best player in the Premier League at the moment. Egyptian forward Salah has helped the Reds win the Champions League and Premier League in recent years. The Egypt international already has six in the Premier League and 7 in all competitions this campaign, with Liverpool currently one point behind Chelsea in top spot. And Cascarino, a former Blues forward, believes the Egyptian offers something very few players in the world can. “What he does is a one off, his abilities to get chances and keep running into positions, whether that’s out wide, cutting inside. Mo Salah is unbelievable. He’s never on the fringe of a game, he’s always getting chances,” he told talkSPORT. “Without a doubt, he’s not t...
Salah’s ‘professionalism second to none’ – Liverpool’s Klopp compares Egyptian to Lewandowski
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Salah’s ‘professionalism second to none’ – Liverpool’s Klopp compares Egyptian to Lewandowski

The Reds manager believes the 29-year-old Egyptian star is as good as the Poland international when it comes to goals Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has described striker Mohamed Salah as a “goal machine” and places him on par with Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski. The 29-year-old Egyptian international joined the Reds in 2016 from Italian giants AS Roma, and he has so far scored 130 goals for Liverpool in all competitions. Against Leeds United, he scored his 100th goal in the Premier League and he is chasing to break the record of African players to have scored in the top-flight set by Didier Drogba, who managed 104 goals while playing for Chelsea.  
Brighton & Hove Albion didn’t respect Tau – Mosimane
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Brighton & Hove Albion didn’t respect Tau – Mosimane

The 2016 Caf Coach of the Year has refuted views that the left-footed attacker's move to the Red Devils is a step back in his career Al Ahly head coach Pitso Mosimane has defended Percy Tau's recent transfer to the Egyptian football powerhouse from English side Brighton and Hove Albion. The Bafana Bafana international's move to Al Ahly was met with a lot of criticism from some people including legendary South African striker Benni McCarthy, who described it as a massive step down in his career. Tau signed a four-year deal with the reigning Caf Champions League winners last week after playing just three Premier League matches for Brighton. Mosimane, who coached Tau at South African giants Mamelodi Sundowns between 2013 and 2018, has refuted views that the 27-year-old attacker'...
Omar Marmoush: VfB Stuttgart sign Wolfsburg forward on loan
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Omar Marmoush: VfB Stuttgart sign Wolfsburg forward on loan

The 22-year-old Egyptian youngster will represent the Mercedes-Benz Arena giants during the 2021-22 campaign VfB Stuttgart have confirmed the signing of Egypt youth international Omar Marmoush from Wolfsburg on loan on Monday. He represented St Pauli in the second tier during the 2020-21 campaign. There, he scored seven times in 21 league outings. In a bid to get regular playing time, he has been shipped again to the Mercedes-Benz Arena – where he is expected to get regular first-team action under manager Pellegrino Matarazzo.  
Al Ahly president El Khatib responds to Mosimane’s failure to retain Egyptian Premier League title
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Al Ahly president El Khatib responds to Mosimane’s failure to retain Egyptian Premier League title

The Red Devils missed out on the league title for the first time in six seasons having won the trophy a record 42 titmes Al Ahly’s president Mahmoud El Khatib backed Pitso Mosimane and his technical team after the club failed to retain the Egyptian Premier League title. The Red Devils let a lead slip in their 3-3 draw against El Gouna in their penultimate league game of the 2020/21 season on Tuesday evening. Therefore, Al Ahly's arch-rivals Zamalek were then crowned Egyptian champions for the 13th time after securing a 2-0 win over El Entag El Harby on the same night.  
Hugo Broos: Brighton’s Percy Tau will join Al Ahly in ‘the next days’
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Hugo Broos: Brighton’s Percy Tau will join Al Ahly in ‘the next days’

The 69-year-old Bafana Bafana tactician appeared to confirm the Brighton player's move to Al Ahly in a TV interview Hugo Broos has lifted the lid on the next destination for South Africa forward Percy Tau by claiming he will leave Brighton & Hove Albion for Al Ahly. The 27-year-old has been a transfer target for the Egyptian giants and his absence from the Brighton squad in the last two Premier League matches has fuelled reports he was headed to Egypt. The Bafana Bafana tactician has now confirmed the former Mamelodi Sundowns player will soon reunite with Pitso Mosimane at the African champions.  
‘Salah so direct, gets to players like Messi’ – Joe Cole
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‘Salah so direct, gets to players like Messi’ – Joe Cole

The Egyptian has been phenomenal for the Reds and has so far scored 96 Premier League goals in the time he has been with the team Ex-Chelsea star Joe Cole has compared Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah to celebrated PSG attacker Lionel Messi. The 29-year-old has been phenomenal for the Reds since joining the club in 2017 and is close to reaching 100 Premier League strikes. He has so far managed 96 for the Merseyside-based charges, which takes his tally to 98 after finding the back of the net twice during his unsuccessful and brief stint with the Blues  
Kaizer Chiefs 0-3 Al Ahly: Red Devils humble Amakhosi to clinch 10th Caf Champions League titleW
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Kaizer Chiefs 0-3 Al Ahly: Red Devils humble Amakhosi to clinch 10th Caf Champions League titleW

The Egyptian football powerhouse showed their class and quality in the second-half after the Soweto giants were reduced to 10 men Al Ahly successfully defended their Caf Champions League crown after securing a 3-0 victory over Kaizer Chiefs in the final, which took place at the Stade Mohammed V in Morocco on Saturday. Goals from Mohamed Sherif, Mohamed Magdi Afsha and Amr El Solia inspired the Egyptian giants to a well-deserved win over their South African opponents, who were reduced to 10 men following the dismissal of Happy Mashiane in the 45th minute. The Amakhosi were making their maiden appearance in the final and had a decent start to the match - pressing high with their attackers Samir Nurkovic, Mashiane and Nkosingiphile Ngcobo showing good movement in Al Ahly's half. ...
‘Al Ahly needed focus, not excuse vs Esperance despite police drama’ – Mosimane
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‘Al Ahly needed focus, not excuse vs Esperance despite police drama’ – Mosimane

The Egyptian giants returned to Cairo with an advantage courtesy of a slim win in a game that was dramatically delayed for one hour Al Ahly head coach Pitso Mosimane has stated they did not want to make excuses despite the pre-match drama that clouded their Caf Champions League first-leg tie against Esperance in Rades on Saturday. Al Ahly had to abandon their pre-match warm up as the police reacted with 'gas bombs' against Esperance fans. The game was delayed for an hour due to a clash between the authorities and the fans, but Mosimane's team won thanks to a Mohamed Sherif goal. "We are dealing with all circumstances. Against Al-Hilal last season, the atmosphere was more difficult because the fans of the Sudanese team stormed the field," Mosimane said as per Kingfut.com. "We don’...
Elmohamady: Former Aston Villa defender wants Premier League stay amid Al Ahly links
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Elmohamady: Former Aston Villa defender wants Premier League stay amid Al Ahly links

The former Egypt captain has opened up on his future after bidding farewell to Villa Park a fortnight ago Former Aston Villa defender Ahmed Elmohamady has disclosed his intention to continue his career in the Premier League despite reports linking him with a move to Al Ahly. The 33-year-old is currently a free agent after Dean Smith’s side failed to hand him a new deal at the expiry of his four-year contract. Elmohamady has been playing in England since 2010 after he initially departed Egyptian club ENPPI on a season-long loan to Sunderland before it was made permanent in June 2011.
‘Liverpool play better without Salah’ – James urges Reds to sell star forward
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‘Liverpool play better without Salah’ – James urges Reds to sell star forward

The Merseyside club's former goalkeeper thinks the Egyptian is holding back the potential of Jurgen Klopp's squad Liverpool play better without Mohamed Salah, according to David James, who has urged the Reds to cash in on their star forward this summer. Salah has been Liverpool's main source of goals since moving to Anfield from Roma in 2017, scoring 125 times in 203 outings across all competitions to help Jurgen Klopp's side become Premier League and Champions League winners. The Egyptian enjoyed another prolific campaign in 2020-21, but James thinks his presence is holding back the true potential of the squad after seeing them scrape a top-four finish and fail to win a single trophy.
‘It’s not up to me’ – Salah says Liverpool future out of his control as transfer rumours swirl
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‘It’s not up to me’ – Salah says Liverpool future out of his control as transfer rumours swirl

The Egyptian forward remains noncommittal about his status with the Reds Mohamed Salah has declined to pledge his future to Liverpool, saying a potential move elsewhere as soon as this summer is "not up to me". Though still prolific in front of net this campaign, the 29-year-old has endured his most difficult stretch with the Reds as the club has dropped to seventh in the Premier League, and perceived friction from that experience has led to speculation about a possible exit. Salah has at times appeared at odds with Jurgen Klopp, most recently showing disdain at being subbed off against Chelsea three weeks ago. The Egyptian, who has netted 17 league goals this year, described his relationship with the manager as "professional" but stopped short of a full endorsement.
Elneny eyeing new contract at Arsenal after earning second chance under Arteta
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Elneny eyeing new contract at Arsenal after earning second chance under Arteta

The Egyptian midfielder spent the 2019-20 season on loan at Besiktas but has been welcomed back into the Gunners fold by a Spanish tactician Mohamed Elneny is looking to complete a remarkable turnaround at Arsenal by landing himself a contract extension. The Egyptian midfielder appeared destined to be heading for the exits when Unai Emery sent him out on loan to Besiktas at the start of the 2019-20 campaign, with alternative options being favoured in north London. Another Spanish coach, Mikel Arteta, has found room for the 28-year-old within his plans, though, and it could be that fresh terms are now thrashed out at Emirates Stadium.
Miquissone: Simba SC star named Caf player of the week after Al Ahly exploits
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Miquissone: Simba SC star named Caf player of the week after Al Ahly exploits

The 25-year-old has received recognition from the African body after his top display against the African champions at Mkapa Simba SC winger Luis Miquissone has been named the best player of the week by Caf, after the Mozambican scored the winner for the Msimbazi giants during their Champions League home game against Al Ahly, when they beat the Egyptian giants 1-0. The goal by Miquissone came in the 31st minute after he exchanged passes with midfielder Clatous Chama, before he unleashed a right-footed effort from outside the box which beat Al Ahly keeper Mohamed El Shenawy to the top corner before sinking into the net. The 25-year-old has taken to his social media pages to welcome the decision by Caf to pick him as the best player of the week.
Ian Rush Shakes Off Mohamed Salah Exit To Real Madrid
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Ian Rush Shakes Off Mohamed Salah Exit To Real Madrid

Liverpool legend, Ian Rush has written off any possibility of a Mohamed Salah exit to Real Madrid. The Liverpool all-time goalscorer ruled off the rumors of any possible chance of the Egyptian leaving Anfield. Mo has been seriously linked with a move to the Santiago Bernabeu for the past few years but Salah has not been sure of his own future. The Egyptian had always said that he didn't know what the future holds for him. Rush stated that he wasn't sure Mo would opt for an exit from the red side of Merseyside. In his comment he said; "I think Liverpool has a broad appeal. "Teams like Barcelona and Real Madrid have the history, same as Liverpool and Manchester United, and for him to be linked to any of those clubs means that he is one hell of a player but for me, I thi...
Robert Lewandowski’s goals help Bayern Munich fire past Ah Ahly into Club World Cup finals
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Robert Lewandowski’s goals help Bayern Munich fire past Ah Ahly into Club World Cup finals

Bayern Muinch have advanced to the final of the Club World Cup after beating Al Ahly 2-0 on Monday night, February 8, at the Ahmed bin Ali Stadium. FIFA player of the year, Robert Lewandowski scored a brace to send his side through, firing home from close range in the first half before converting at the back post from Leroy Sane's cross for his second five minutes from time. Bayern coached by Hansi Flick men were not at their best, but were clinical when they needed to be, and put the Egyptian side to the sword. Bayern will now take on Tigres in the Club World Cup final on Thursday, while Al Ahly will face Palmeiras in the third-place playoff  on the same day. More photos below.
Liverpool no longer ‘superhuman’ as Crouch claims out-of-sorts Reds have ‘over-reliance on Salah’
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Liverpool no longer ‘superhuman’ as Crouch claims out-of-sorts Reds have ‘over-reliance on Salah’

The former frontman admits a once dominant outfit have lost their way this season, with two many players underperforming for Jurgen Klopp Liverpool are no longer “superhuman” says Peter Crouch, with the out-of-sorts Reds warned that they have become over-reliant on Mohamed Salah for moments of inspiration. The Egyptian forward had delivered for the reigning Premier League during back-to-back away days in London against Tottenham and West Ham. Jurgen Klopp’s champions appeared to have rediscovered their spark following a run of five top-flight games without a win, but another bump in the road has been hit at home to Brighton, with the Seagulls leaving Anfield with a shock 1-0 win.
Mohamed Salah Takes Insolent Shot At Sadio Mane
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Mohamed Salah Takes Insolent Shot At Sadio Mane

Liverpool forward, Mohamed Salah has taken a cheeky shot at Sadio Mane after their win against West Ham United. Sadio Mane had missed the match due to a minor muscle injury and is expected to return to action this week. With the Senegalese out of action, this gave an opportunity for Divock Origi to start for the Reds. The Egyptian jokingly hinted that The Reds have one a few matches without the presence of Mane and Roberto Firmino. During his post-match interview, Salah said; "It's a good win for us, they are a tough team. We need to win every game now. "I knew there was a big responsibility on me and I just try every game, not just now to help the team. I've played without them before, and we win also." The forward talked about his goals and showered praise on Xhe...
‘It’s what every player dream of’ – Al Ahly’s El Shenawy relishing prospect of facing Bayern Munich
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‘It’s what every player dream of’ – Al Ahly’s El Shenawy relishing prospect of facing Bayern Munich

The Egyptian goalkeeper spoke of how amazing it would be to see the Red Devils square up against the reigning European champions at the Club World Cup Mohamed El Shenawy is salivating at the possibility of Al Ahly facing reigning Champions League champions Bayern Munich at tthe Fifa Club World Cup. The Egyptian Premier League side will set up a famous meeting with Hans-Dieter Flick’s men should they get past hosts Al-Duhail in Thursday’s second-round encounter billed for Al Rayyan’s Education City Stadium. For the Egypt international, playing against the best team in Europe is what every player desires, while going a step further to reveal his team’s utmost target in Qatar.
‘He’s started the season hungry’ – Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson sends rivals Salah warning
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‘He’s started the season hungry’ – Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson sends rivals Salah warning

The Brazil international has praised his Egyptian colleague, who started the season in spectacular style against Leeds with a hat-trick at Anfield Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah has “started the season hungry”, according to team-mate Alisson, who has praised the effect the forward has on those around him. After scoring 19 in the league last season, the 2017-18 Golden Boot winner has hit the ground running in the new campaign. Salah was the star of the show as the defending champions began their campaign with a thrilling 4-3 victory over Leeds, with the Egypt international star netting an early penalty before firing a second into the top corner. He completed his hat-trick with a late spot kick, which proved the game’s defining moment.
Liverpool’s Salah reflects on performance vs Leeds United
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Liverpool’s Salah reflects on performance vs Leeds United

The 28-year-old Egyptian scored three goals to give the defending English champions a winning start Mohamed Salah has stated that playing without fans was tough but was nonetheless pleased as he scored a hat-trick in Liverpool’s 4-3 triumph over newly-promoted Premier League side Leeds United on Saturday. The Egypt international got things off for the Reds in the fourth minute via a penalty, but the Whites responded through Jack Harrison eight minutes later. Liverpool had a 2-1 lead thanks to Virgil van Dijk, but Leeds would equalise again. Even when Salah scored his second of the evening, Marcelo Bielsa’s men made it 3-3 thanks to Mateusz Klich in the second half.
Liverpool’s Salah picked me as role model – ex-Ghana forward Bekoe
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Liverpool’s Salah picked me as role model – ex-Ghana forward Bekoe

The former Black Stars forward claimed the Reds superstar looked up to him during his time at Egyptian side Petrojet Former Ghana striker Eric Bekoe revealed that Liverpool star Mohamed Salah looked up to him as a role model before heading for Europe. After helping Asante Kotoko win the Ghanaian top-flight title in the 2007-08 season, where won the top scorer’s prize with 17 goals in 23 matches, Petrojet beat Zamalek to Bekoe’s signature. There, he became an instant hit owing to his efficiency in front of goal. He also helped the team finish in the third position of the 2008–09 Egyptian Premier League season.
RAMOS KNEW WHAT HE WAS DOING WITH SALAH – CHIELLINI
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RAMOS KNEW WHAT HE WAS DOING WITH SALAH – CHIELLINI

Veteran Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini has claimed that Sergio Ramos knew exactly what he was doing when he famously injured Mohamed Salah in the final of the 2018 UEFA Champions League.   The Real Madrid defender and Liverpool forward grappled early in the UCL final that year and the Egyptian came off the worse, suffering a shoulder injury which put him out of the remainder of the game and very nearly saw him miss the World Cup in Russia.   Ramos has always denied that he intentionally injured Salah, but Chiellini – a master of the ‘dark arts’ of defending – wrote in his autobiography that the Spaniard’s action were very much deliberate and targeted.   “Critics can say that he [Ramos] is impulsive, not tactical at all and that because of him there are ...
Liverpool’s Salah never abandoned Roma – Totti
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Liverpool’s Salah never abandoned Roma – Totti

The Egyptian superstar was on the books of the Giallorossi before joining the Reds Roma legend Francesco Totti has stated that Mohamed Salah did not abandon the Italian capital club when he departed for Liverpool in the summer of 2017. Following two stellar campaigns in which the Egypt international scored a combined 34 goals and provided 22 assists for the Giallorossi, the Reds acquired him for a then-club record £37 million. It proved to be a massive bargain as Salah has gone on to shine further with Liverpool, having a and in 128 goals (91 goals, 37 assists) in 144 outings.
Coronavirus: 140 Lebanese evacuated out of Nigeria
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Coronavirus: 140 Lebanese evacuated out of Nigeria

Following the Coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria, the Lebanese government today evacuated one hundred and forty Lebanese nationals via the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.   They were flown out of the Lagos airport by Middle East Airlines (MEA) after undergoing series of screening. The aircraft which flew into the country under humanitarian arrangement, departed the country on Sunday evening, April 5.   Earlier today, 37 Egyptians were evacuated out of the country through the Sam Mbakwe International airport.
Liverpool FC and Egypt FA Clash over Mo Salah’s Participation in Tokyo 2020 Olympics
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Liverpool FC and Egypt FA Clash over Mo Salah’s Participation in Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The Egyptian Football Association and Liverpool Football club are at loggerheads after the Egyptian FA announced it will be adding star player Mo Salah to it's list of players to participate in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Egypt qualified for the tournament after reaching the 2019 U23 Africa Cup of Nations final in 2019, and as they are able to call upon three over-aged players, Salah was picked by The Olympic team coach Shawky Gharib. The men’s tournament is scheduled to run from July 24 to August 9, ensuring Liverpool’s current leading goalscorer would miss the Reds’ pre-season and the start of the 2020/21 Premier League season – which is set to kick off on August 9. “Out of the three senior players we’ll call-up, Salah is the only one we’re settled on so far because he’s simply...
Bill Gates’ Daughter, 23, Is Engaged To Egyptian Showjumper Boyfriend
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Bill Gates’ Daughter, 23, Is Engaged To Egyptian Showjumper Boyfriend

Bill Gates's eldest daughter, Jennifer, who is 23 years old just got engaged to her Egyptian showjumper boyfriend Nayel Nassar, 28 years old. Jennifer actually announced her engagement to the Egyptian Millionaire on Instagram. On her IG page, She wrote: "Nayel Nassar, you are one of a kind. Absolutely swept me off my feet this past weekend, surprising me in the most meaningful location over one of our many shared passions. I can't wait to spend the rest of our lives learning, growing, laughing and loving together. Yes a million times over. AHHH!!!" On the other hand Nayel also announced that they were getting married. He wrote on Instagram: "SHE SAID YES!! "I’m feeling like the luckiest (and happiest) man in the world right about now. Jenn, you are everything I could have possi...
Liverpool Held by League One Shrewsbury
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Liverpool Held by League One Shrewsbury

Liverpool’s Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Salah  reacts to missing a header late in the game during the English FA Cup fourth round football match between between Shrewsbury Town and Liverpool at the Montgomery Waters Meadow Stadium in Shrewsbury, north-west of Birmingham in England on January 26, 2020. Anthony Devlin / AFP Liverpool let a 2-0 lead slip as League One Shrewsbury earned a FA Cup fourth round replay at Anfield thanks to Jason Cummings’s double in a 2-2 draw at New Meadow on Sunday. Jurgen Klopp showed Liverpool’s focus is very much on a first Premier League title for 30 years as he made 11 changes to the side that won at Wolves on Thursday. However, unlike against Everton in the third round, the German’s gamble did not pay off as Shrews’ substitute Cummings can...
Ten of the Oldest Players in Footballing History
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Ten of the Oldest Players in Footballing History

This week the Egyptian FA announced the official registration of what they believe to be the oldest professional footballer in the world. At the tender of just 74 Eez Eldin Bahder has signed for third-tier club 6th October, and while no official details were given of the deal, we’re assuming that it wasn’t an Alan Pardew-style eight-year contract. Apart from making all of us 20-somethings take a serious look at our dwindling levels out fitness, it’s also got us thinking about some of the company Bahder is keeping in terms football’s more mature players. So put away your Just For Men and bust out your Zimmer frames as we here at 90min take a look at some of the oldest footballers to have ever played the game. Roger Milla , 42 Those who witnessed Roger Milla’s dad dancing afte...
Salah Sets New Personal Best With Goal Against United
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Salah Sets New Personal Best With Goal Against United

Thanks to his heroics in the Reds’ taming of the Red Devils at Anfield, the Egyptian has now scored against 23 different teams he has faced If you thought Mohamed Salah was done breaking record, you were wrong. The Egyptian set a new personal best against Manchester United on Sunday, with the forward now scoring against 23 out of 24 teams he has faced more than once in the Premier League. 23/24 – As a Liverpool player, Mohamed Salah has now scored against 23 of the 24 Premier League teams he has faced more than once in the competition, only failing to do so versus Swansea City. Array. With Liverpool leading by a lone goal, Salah stabbed home the second after surging clear from a corner and holding off Daniel James to beat De Gea. Salah has only failed to score against Swansea Cit...
Salah insists he is ‘happy at Liverpool’ as Egyptian laughs off Gary Neville’s transfer claims
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Salah insists he is ‘happy at Liverpool’ as Egyptian laughs off Gary Neville’s transfer claims

Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville boldly claimed the Egyptian would move away from Anfield in the next 12 months. However Salah says he is comfortable on Merseyside in comments emphasising his special relationship with the fans. Speaking to CNN, he said: "I'm happy at Liverpool. "I'm happy in the city - I love the fans and they love me. "I'm happy at the club." In a pre-season debate for Sky Sports, Neville had told Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher that Salah would be off soon. It was part of a set of predictions which also involved Manchester United winning the Premier League title before their rivals. Neville had claimed: “Salah’s going to leave in the next 12 months, I can see it already. “He [Carragher] knows, he won’t say it. "He will [leave], I...
Davido Is The Richest Nigerian On Instagram, N26 Million Per Post – Hopper HQ
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Davido Is The Richest Nigerian On Instagram, N26 Million Per Post – Hopper HQ

Music superstar, David Adeleke, a.k.a Davido has emerged the richest Nigerian on Instagram, with his single post valued at over N26 million. According to Instagram Rich List 2019 by Hopper HQ 2019, Davido stands at second position in Africa and occupies 38 positions on global rating. Mohammed Salah, Egyptian and Liverpool football star,is the richest African celebrity on IG and occupies spot 26 at the global level. Davido is one of the active Nigerian celebrities on Instagram and he makes use of the social media platform to share information about his career and life. The “Wonder Woman” crooner, called OBO by fans, has 11.8 million followers on IG as at Thursday July 25, with each of his posts valued at 74,000 dollars, approximately 26 million naira. Other Nigerian Celeb...
Aston Villa sign Egyptian winger Trezeguet
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Aston Villa sign Egyptian winger Trezeguet

Aston Villa have made Egypt international winger Mahmoud Trezeguet. their ninth summer signing in an £8.75m deal. The 24-year-old, who made four appearances and scored one goal at this summer's Africa Cup of Nations, signs from Turkish club Kasimpasa. He started his career with Egyptian side Al Ahly before moving to Anderlecht in 2015, joining Kasimpasa two years later. "We're really excited to work with 'Trez'," said Villa boss Dean Smith. "I've watched him a number of times. He's the type of wide player that we have been looking for who is direct, causes problems for the opposition in the final third and scores goals." It means that Villa have now spent almost £100m on transfers this summer, while the club are also hoping to complete the £15m signing of midfielder Douglas ...
Aston Villa prepare move for Egypt star Trezeguet
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Aston Villa prepare move for Egypt star Trezeguet

Aston Villa are preparing an offer for Egyptian star Mahmoud Trezeguet. The attacker, who was named after the legendary French striker of the same last name, is enjoying a successful African Cup of Nations. And The Sun claims that Villa could seal an £8 million deal to bring the Egyptian from Turkish side Kasimpasa. Trezeguet operates as a winger at the Turkish club, netting nine goals in 29 league games last term. Villa plan to use him in more central areas, but appreciate the versatility he would bring to the squad. They hope to conclude a deal for the 24-year-old in the coming weeks.  
Al Ahly determined to sign Kaizer Chiefs forward Billiat – Mupandare
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Al Ahly determined to sign Kaizer Chiefs forward Billiat – Mupandare

Despite talks that the Egyptian giants are still keen to land the Zimbabwean star, Billiat says he remains contracted at Amakhosi Zimbabwe national team manager Wellington Mupandare has confirmed that Al Ahly is still determined to acquire Kaizer Chiefs striker Khama Billiat. The report comes after the Egyptians showed their affection for the Warriors and Amakhosi forward when the Warriors met the Pharaohs last Friday during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) opener. “It seems they are determined to have him here. They have inquired about him, but there is nothing concrete yet. It is only inquiries,” Mupandare said as quoted by NewsDay website.
Salah promises Champions League victory is ‘just the start’ for Liverpool
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Salah promises Champions League victory is ‘just the start’ for Liverpool

Twelve months after injury forced him off in Kiev, the Egyptian scored and sealed European glory in Madrid as Liverpool beat Tottenham Never let it be said that Mohamed Salah is not a man of his word. On Tuesday, at Liverpool’s pre-Champions League final media day at Melwood, the Egyptian had made a promise to a local journalist. If the Reds won, he said, he’d do an interview.
Tottenham defender Sanchez looks to Ramos for inspiration ahead of Champions League final
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Tottenham defender Sanchez looks to Ramos for inspiration ahead of Champions League final

The Spurs centre-back has been studying DVDs of the Real Madrid star ahead of the upcoming clash with Liverpool Tottenham’s Davinson Sanchez has admitted he’s looking to his idol Sergio Ramos for inspiration ahead of the Champions League final against Liverpool. The Spurs centre-back has described his fellow defender’s playing style as “unbelievable”, and says the Real Madrid man harbours the kind of mentality required to win at all costs. Ramos was painted as the bad guy in the same fixture last year after his now infamous clash with Mohamed Salah – a tangle that led to the Egyptian leaving the field injured with just over half-an-hour played.
Mikel sets a Nigerian AFCON record
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Mikel sets a Nigerian AFCON record

Mikel Obi who has been given an invitation by Gernot Rohr enters record books as the first player to captain Nigeria to the Africa Cup of Nations without featuring in the qualifying series. The nearest player to that was Joseph Yobo who featured in just one qualifying game for the 2013 edition before being recalled for the final tournament in South Africa. Yobo’s only match was the away duel with Rwanda in Kigali before he fell out with Coach Stephen Keshi’s favour. Mikel on the other hand did not feature in any of the six qualifying games Nigeria played. According to a release by the Nigeria Football Federation on Tuesday, Coach Gernot Rohr listed him along with pacy winger Ahmed Musa and defenders Kenneth Omeruo and Abdullahi Shehu in a 25-man squad to prepare for the 32nd Af...
Check Out Trending Mo Salah’s Clothes To Anfield For Liverpool Vs Barcelona
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Check Out Trending Mo Salah’s Clothes To Anfield For Liverpool Vs Barcelona

Egyptian and Liverpool Hero Mo Salah was spotted wearing a shirt with a motivational quote for his teammates this evening at Anfield. It was inscribed with the words "Never Give Up". They went on to win 4 nil after suffering a 3 nil humiliation in Spain. It is good 'never to give up' in life. In the light of the recent spate of suicides esp. among young people, this is just a reminder that suicide is never an option. From 3-0 to 4-3. who says things can change for your good. Bad times don't last for ever so please "Never Give Up" better days are ahead. Thanks! Congratulations Liverpool; Congratulations Salah. #Encouraging words goes a long way...
Mohamed Salah Ruled Out For Barcelona Clash
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Mohamed Salah Ruled Out For Barcelona Clash

Mohamed Salah has been ruled out of Liverpool’s Champions League semi-final, second-leg tie with FC Barcelona on Tuesday, Jürgen Klopp has confirmed. The Egyptian was forced from the pitch with a head injury during Saturday evening’s 3-2 victory at Newcastle United and will not be available for the meeting with the La Liga champions. The Reds are also without the services of Roberto Firmino, who is continuing to recover from a muscle injury. “Both are not available for tomorrow," Klopp told his pre-match press conference at Anfield on Monday. “It’s a concussion [for Salah], so that means he would not even be allowed to play. That’s it, that’s all. “He feels OK, but it is not good enough from a medical point of view, that’s all. He is desperate and everything, but we cannot do ...
I’m a Yoga man – Salah Reacts to Liverpool’s 2-0 Win Over Chelsea
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I’m a Yoga man – Salah Reacts to Liverpool’s 2-0 Win Over Chelsea

Liverpool forward, Mohamed Salah has described himself as a “yoga man”. Salah said this while reacting to his side’s Premier League 2-0 win over Chelsea on Sunday. Goals from Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah gave Jurgen Klopp’s side all three points against the Blues at Anfield. Salah, who adopted a yoga style pose after his incredible goal against his former club, said he was happy about the result. The Egyptian international told Sky Sports: “I am a yoga man! “I do yoga and it just came into my mind. I don’t think. I just feel. “Normally I shoot with the inside of my foot. But this one I decided, because it was far, to hit it with power. “I was lucky the ball hit the net like that.” Salah added: “I’m just happy about the result. I’m top scorer of the Premier Leagu...
Mohamed Salah Shaves Off Trademark Beard, See His New Look
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Mohamed Salah Shaves Off Trademark Beard, See His New Look

African best footballer and Liverpoolstar, Mohamed Salah has completely shaved off his trademark beard. The Egyptian forward who is currently Premier League leading goalscorer with 17 goals, took to social media to show off his new look as he shared a selfie from his car on Sunday morning while heading to training. See his new look below.
Fowler left in Disbelief at ‘Stereotypical’ Seaction to Salah Diving
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Fowler left in Disbelief at ‘Stereotypical’ Seaction to Salah Diving

Former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler believes Mohamed Salah has been unfairly criticised for simulation - and suggested he wouldn’t receive the same treatment if he was British. The Egyptian came under fire for going down under contact from Crystal Palace defender Mamadou Sakho during the Reds’ 4-3 Premier League win, having already won debatable penalties against Newcastle and Arsenal this season. But Fowler has not been comfortable with the reaction to Salah’s simulation and questioned the motives behind it. “I was never one for diving — if I had a chance to get a shot off, I’d always take it,” Fowler wrote in The Mirror. “Yet, I’ve been shaking my head in disbelief at the criticism aimed at Mohamed Salah in recent weeks for what people have been particularly eager ...
NPFL Hotshot, Junior Lokosa, Joins Esperance
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NPFL Hotshot, Junior Lokosa, Joins Esperance

African champions Esperance have pulled off a transfer coup with the signing of Nigeria international Junior Lokosa. The Egyptian club announced this good news on their website yesterday. Lokosa, who has one cap for the Super Eagles A team, has inked a two-and-a-half year deal with Esperance following a successful medical, two days after he arrived in Tunis. He put himself in the shop window after finishing as top scorer in last season’s Nigerian Professional Football League. The 25-year-old underwent trials with PFC Ludogorets Razgrad (Bulgaria), SK Brann (Norway) and Heilongjiang Lava Spring FC (China) in 2018. Julius Aghahowa, Izu Azuka, Bernard Bulbwa, Emem Eduok, Emeka Emerun, Michael Eneramo, Garba Lawal, Ganiyu Oseni previously represented Esperance. Esperance prese...
Aruna Quadri Begins 2019 as Africa’s Best on ITTF Ranking
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Aruna Quadri Begins 2019 as Africa’s Best on ITTF Ranking

Aruna Quadri was ranked as Africa’s best player going into the New Year yesterday at 26th position by ITTF ITTF RANKING Duro Ikhazuagbe Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri heads into the 2019 season as the best African player on the latest International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) ranking released Wednesday. Quadri, 30, is ranked 26th, the same position he occupied to end the 2018 season on 9,394 points. His point haul came from eight of his best performances during the 2018 season. He won the ITTF African Championship in Port Louis, Mauritius to earn his biggest points and followed it up with a runner up spot at the ITTF African Cup in Nairobi, Kenya. Quadri was the fans favourite when he stepped out at the Molade Okoya Indoor Sports Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos for...

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