The Pharaohs “Magnificent Seven”

Egypt is the most decorated team in the history of Africa Cup of Nations. The Pharaohs have bagged the most prestigious title in African football a record seven times. Being the team with a record number of participations (24), Egypt has emerged victorious on seven occasions, including the first two editions in 1957 and 1959. Three of their seven titles came at home (1959, 1986 and 2006), while they also achieved an unprecedented treble – 2006, 2008 and 2010. Sudan 1957 The Pharaohs won the inaugural edition of the Africa Cup of Nations…

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Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee

The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, And the Prime Minister Of Japan, Abe Shinzo, held a conference call this morning to discuss the constantly changing environment with regard to COVID-19 and the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. They were joined by Mori Yoshiro, the President of the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee; the Olympic Minister, Hashimoto Seiko; the Governor of Tokyo, Koike Yuriko; the Chair of the IOC Coordination Commission, John Coates; IOC Director General Christophe De Kepper; and the IOC Olympic Games Executive Director, Christophe Dubi. President…

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Somali ex-player Mohamed Farah dies from COVID-19

Somalia has tragically lost former footballer, Abdulkadir Mohamed Farah to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Somali Football Federation (SFF) has confirmed. Farah passed away at a Northwest London Hospital on Tuesday (24 March 2020), after testing positive to the deadly virus last week. He was 59. SFF president, Abdiqani Said Arab, has commiserated with the bereaved family on the demise of Farah, who was an advisor to the Minister of Youth and Sport. Born on 15 February 1961, Farah was born in the city of Beledweyne, about 342 kilometres north of…

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Somali ex-player Mohamed Farah dies from COVID-19

Somalia has tragically lost former footballer, Abdulkadir Mohamed Farah to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Somali Football Federation (SFF) has confirmed. Farah passed away at a Northwest London Hospital on Tuesday (24 March 2020), after testing positive to the deadly virus last week. He was 59. SFF president, Abdiqani Said Arab, has commiserated with the bereaved family on the demise of Farah, who was an advisor to the Minister of Youth and Sport. Born on 15 February 1961, Farah was born in the city of Beledweyne, about 342 kilometres north of…

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