Egypt, without injured striker Mohamed Salah, lacked a cutting edge in front of goal as they were held to a 0-0 draw by tiny Comoros Islands.
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Mohamed Salah has been ruled out of Egypt's African Cup of Nations qualifiers, and was pictured wearing a protective boot on his ankle.
Lebo Mothiba ended his long wait for a goal by scoring twice in Strasbourg's Ligue 1 victory over Nimes, while Salah and Mane starred for Liverpool.
Mohamed Salah suffered a twisted ankle in Liverpool's 2-1 victory over Leicester, with scans revealing no further damage.
Egyptian football is getting an emergency management team from FIFA as the federation is in turmoil af their Africa Cup of Nations exit.
Egypt coach Javier Aguirre became the first casualty of AFCON as he was sacked just hours after the hosts were bundled out of the tournament.
Thembinkosi Lorch scored five minutes from time to hand South Africa an upset 1-0 win and knock holders Egypt out of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Egypt's Mohamed Salah curled in a free kick, his second goal of this year's Africa Cup of Nations, to set them on the way to a 2-0 win over Uganda.
Egypt hopes Mo Salah can deliver AFCON though his hometown, Nagrig, is cheering just a little louder
Mohamed Salah has ascended to the top tier of soccer players since joining Liverpool, and his hometown, three hours from Cairo, shares his success.
Mohamed Salah scored his first goal of this year's Africa Cup of Nations to help hosts Egypt to a 2-0 win over Democratic Republic of Congo.
As you'd expect, Egypt's winner in their Africa Cup of Nations opener over Zimbabwe came from a winger -- it just wasn't Mohamed Salah.
Mahmoud Trezeguet handed hosts Egypt a winning start to the Africa Cup of Nations with the only goal of Friday's opening game against Zimbabwe.
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Liverpool's Champions League success represents one of the most significant African contributions ever made to a European Cup-winning team.
CAF 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.
The 24 qualifiers for the expanded 2019 Africa Cup of Nations are naming their 23-man squads for the showpiece tournament.
Mohamed Salah, who was named among Time magazine's 100 most influential people, has called on men in his culture to treat women with more respect.
ESPN selects the pick of the Afcon group-stage clashes, for various diverse reasons, following Friday's draw in Cairo.
At the 2019 Afcon draw, big guns like Egypt and Nigeria got groups some would consider easy, while Group D are the traditional 'Group of Death'.
Hosts Egypt draw with the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda and Zimbabwe in the Africa Cup of Nations draw on Friday.