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Mo Salah victim of racial insults, football players express solidarity
Egypt

Mo Salah victim of racial insults, football players express solidarity

Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck expressed solidarity with Egyptian football star Mohamed Salah after West Ham United fans chanted racist insults…
Fans rage on social media over empty seats at World Cup
World

Fans rage on social media over empty seats at World Cup

  Russian fans took to social media on Saturday to demand why whole rows of prime pitch-side seats were empty…
Court orders retrial of 26 ‘Ultras White Knights’ members
Egypt

Court orders retrial of 26 ‘Ultras White Knights’ members

The Court of Cassation accepted on Tuesday the appeal of the Public Prosecution against the ruling issued by the Sahel…
39 Al-Faisaly football team fans released in Alexandria
Egypt

39 Al-Faisaly football team fans released in Alexandria

Alexandria police arrested released 39 fans of Jordan’s Al-Faisaly football team on Monday, who were arrested Sunday for riots that followed the defeat…
Football fans prefer watching team training over voting
Egypt

Football fans prefer watching team training over voting

As satellite channels appealed to citizens to participate in the House of Representatives elections, criticizing in particular the absence of…
Official: New massacre for football fans plotted
Egypt

Official: New massacre for football fans plotted

Major General Ashraf Abdallah, assistant interior minister for the CSF Sector, said there could be an attempt for a new…
Ultras White Knights vow harsh response against Zamalek Club management
Egypt

Ultras White Knights vow harsh response against Zamalek Club management

Ultras White Knights (UWK), a young group of Zamalek Club football fans, expressed anger at the decision of head of Zamalak…
The ultras’ politics of fun confront tyranny
Opinion

The ultras’ politics of fun confront tyranny

Wednesday’s massacre of Ahly Club fans in Port Said’s football stadium was the latest in a tragic crescendo for young…
‘The Ultras Book’: Ethnography of an unusual crowd
Books

‘The Ultras Book’: Ethnography of an unusual crowd

The violent clashes on Wednesday after a football game between the Ahly and Masry teams in Port Said have brought…
Rights council accuses police of ‘collective punishment’ against Ahly football fans
Egypt

Rights council accuses police of ‘collective punishment’ against Ahly football fans

The National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) is to issue a report by its fact-finding committee tasked with investigating the…
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