Soccer

Hayatou's reign ends as African soccer head and FIFA VP

Mar 16, 2017

Issa Hayatou has been voted out as president of the African soccer confederation after 29 years and will be replaced by Ahmad of Madagascar

Issa Hayatou voted out after 29 years as president of African soccer confederation, loses to Ahmad of Madagascar

Mar 16, 2017

Issa Hayatou voted out after 29 years as president of African soccer confederation, loses to Ahmad of Madagascar

CAF case against Hayatou critic highlights spiteful election

Mar 15, 2017

The Confederation of African Football says it will go ahead with a disciplinary case against southern African soccer union head Phillip Chiyangwa, who has been an outspoken critic of its leader Issa Hayatou ahead of the CAF presidential election

Era of FIFA veteran Hayatou under threat at African election

Mar 14, 2017

Issa Hayatou's reign could end this week after nearly 30 years as the head of the African soccer confederation and a top FIFA executive

Egypt's best known archaeologist called Messi an idiot

Mar 8, 2017

Egypt's best known archaeologist has apologized after he angrily called Argentine soccer superstar Lionel Messi "an idiot" because the striker seemed to show little interest during a tour of the Giza Pyramids

South Africa's Jordaan out of FIFA Council election

Mar 7, 2017

The Confederation of African Football says South African soccer head Danny Jordaan has been withdrawn from the election for a place on the FIFA Council

Egyptian police arrest 22 over riot in coastal city

Feb 28, 2017

Egypt officials: Police arrest 22 after hundreds go on rampage in Port Said to protest death sentences for 10 residents

Egypt high court upholds death sentence of 10 in soccer riot

Feb 20, 2017

Egypt's highest appeals court has upheld the death sentences against 10 people convicted over a soccer riot in 2012 that killed over 70 fans, becoming one of the world's deadliest soccer disasters

17 killed in stampede at Angolan football stadium

Feb 10, 2017

A crowd has stampeded at a football stadium in Angola, leaving at least 17 people dead and dozens injured

Egypt police arrest more fans over soccer riot anniversary

Feb 2, 2017

Egyptian lawyer: Police detain 37 soccer fans in Cairo after arresting 80 the previous day

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