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Egypt team director Ihab Leheta has revealed Mohamed Salah hasn’t joined up with the national team because he received an extended break after a long season with Liverpool.

Mohamed Salah planning Liverpool exit

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has reportedly rejected a €170m switch to Juventus – but could revisit the situation next summer.
Super Eagles 23-man squad landed in the city of Ismailia, Egypt on Sunday night ahead of 2019 African Cup of Nations.

Super Eagles 23-man squad for AFCON lands in Egypt

Super Eagles 23-man squad landed in the city of Ismailia, Egypt on Sunday night ahead of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Out-of favour Stoke City striker, Saido Berahino has been named as captain of Burundi when the East African nation takes on Nigeria’s Super Eagles in Group B of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) holding in Egypt this month.

AFCON: Saido Berahino reveals key to Burundi’s success

Saido Berahino believes that unity will be key to Burundi’s success at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
The Egyptian security forces say it has killed 14 suspected militants during a raid in Sinai Peninsula in response to a deadly checkpoint attack.

14 suspected militants killed in Egypt

The Egyptian security forces say it has killed 14 suspected militants during a raid in Sinai Peninsula in response to a deadly checkpoint attack.
Nineteen suspected jihadists linked to a deadly attack on Coptic Christians in central Egypt have been killed in a shootout with police, the interior ministry said Sunday.

Militants kill eight policemen in Egypt

Militants killed eight Egyptian policemen on Wednesday at a checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula, centre of a long-running jihadist insurgency, the interior ministry said.

Real Madrid set to break the bank for Liverpool forward

Real Madrid is set to break for Liverpool forward as they aim to test waters with the newly crowned European Champions.

Super Eagles begin AFCON 2019 preparation in Asaba

Three-time African champions, Super Eagles of Nigeria will begin final preparations for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Asaba today (Sunday).
President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad

AFCON security beefed after Cairo explosion

Confederation of African Football president Ahmad Ahmad said a special committee has been set up to deal with security concerns at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt next month.
Mohamed Salah

Mo Salah: I hope I finish Champions League final

Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah is praying for a different experience of the Champions League final as he seeks to banish the memories of Kiev.
Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in restive northern Sinai Peninsula, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday, urging other nations to halt military assistance.

HRW: Abuses in Egypt’s Sinai amount to war crimes

Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in restive northern Sinai Peninsula, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday, urging other nations to halt military assistance.
General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, head of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and deputy head of the Transitional Military Council (TMC) delivers an address after the Ramadan prayers and Iftar organized by Sultan of Darfur Ahmed Hussain in Khartoum

Sudan general vows to back Saudi against Iran ‘threats’

A top Sudanese general vowed to back regional ally Saudi Arabia against "all threats and attacks" from Iran during talks with the kingdom's crown prince, Sudan's military council said Friday.
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Gabon appoint new head coach

Patrice Neveu has been named Gabon manager on a two-year contract to replace Daniel Cousin.
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Egypt blackface sketch spotlights racism in region

An Egyptian comedian has sparked anger by using blackface in a sketch and mocking Sudanese people, drawing attention to what experts say is a deeper racism problem in the region.
Mohamed Salah

Zinedine Zidane urges Real Madrid to push for Liverpool attacker Mo Salah

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has urged Los Blancos hierarchy to push for a deal for Liverpool striker Mohammed Salah and the La Liga outfit is also willing to bring the Egyptian to Santiago Bernabeu.
Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi hangout in the beach in France ahead of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Kelechi Iheanacho, Wilfred Ndidi hangout in French beach ahead of AFCON

Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi hangout in the beach in France ahead of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Arsenal

Golden Boot winner Aubameyang buoyant after adjusting to ‘best in the world’ Premier League

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is feeling fully adjusted to Premier League life, with the Arsenal striker in buoyant mood after seeing a 22-goal return earn him a share of the 2018-19 Golden Boot.
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African trio share Premier League Golden Boot

African trio of Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mohamed Salah will share the Golden Boot award after they finished the season scoring 22 goals apiece.
Mohamed Salah

Egypt’s Mo Salah wins two Liverpool awards

Egyptian superstar Mohamed Salah has been named Liverpool's Standard Chartered Player of the Month for April 2019.

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