01 mars 2006

The 23 Pharoas winners of the CAN 2006

The 23 Pharaohs of the CAN 2006 in the eyes of Chawqi Gharib, Assistant of the coach Hassan Shehata (Only 17 players participated at games at least once). Goalkeepers:Essam el-Hadary: It is a lion who knows how to protect its lair.Abdel Wahed El-Sayed: Its presence and its level has forced el-Hadary to do its best not to lose its place as the holder.Mohammed Abdel Monsef: He leads the competition by remaining mobilized.Defenders:Ibrahim Said: We bet on his competence and commitment and we won our bet. He was very good.Abdel... [Lire la suite]
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01 mars 2006

Mohammed Barakat: For us it was the victory and nothing else!

After having won the Egyptian league and African Champions League with his club al-Ahly in 2005, Mohammed Barakat just crowned his brilliant career by winning the Africa Cup of Nations CAN 2006 in Egypt. The midfielder, voted the best African player in 2005 by the BBC and named best footballer playing in the black continent the same year by the African Confederation of Football (CAF), is considered by many to be one of the most talented players of Africa. Confidences of a Pharaoh who disrupts opposing defenses.Tell our readers how you... [Lire la suite]
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01 mars 2006

Where the local players will go?

Friday February 3rd, second game of quarter-finals of the CAN 2006: the host country (Egypt) faces the DR of Congo at the Cairo Stadium. Everything is different between the two selections. Yet if anyone looks more closely, both teams have a none negligible common point : in these times of sports globalization and the massive recruitement of African footballers in European clubs, DR Congo and Egypt are still depending in majority on "local" footballers who play in their national championship. But the phenomenon has different... [Lire la suite]
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