Egypt emerges as Cup contender - Saudi Gazette

Ghana's defender Harrison Afful (L) challenges Egypt's forward Mohamed Salah during their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations match in Port-Gentil Wednesday. - AFP. LIBREVILLE – Ghana and Senegal were considered the early favorites at the African Nations ...

Salah strike sends Egypt into Cup of Nations last eight - RFI

media Egypt striker Mohamed Salah (left) scored the only goal of the Group D match between Egypt and Ghana. AFP/Justin Tallis. Egypt advanced to the last eight for the first time since 2010 with a 1-0 victory over Ghana. Mohamed Salah scored the only ...

African Cup: Things to know ahead of the quarterfinals - Daily Mail

PORT-GENTIL, Gabon (AP) — Ghana has serious injury concerns over captain Asamoah Gyan ahead of the African Cup of Nations quarterfinals, while Senegal has no problems at all with the goal-scoring form of Sadio Mane. Egypt, after seven years of ...

Egypt Qualifies for African Cup of Nations Quarter Finals - Egyptian Streets

Egypt managed to secure a ticket to the 2017 African Cup of Nations quarterfinals after defeating a strong Ghanaian side on Wednesday night. Egypt finished first in Group D after their 1-0 win over Ghana. The winning goal was scored in the 11th minute ...

Mohamed Salah goal sends Egypt through in African Nations Cup - ESPN FC

Egypt have progressed to the quarterfinals of the African Nations Cup as Group D winners after a 1-0 defeat of Ghana in Port-Gentil. Victory, secured by Mohamed Salah's first-half goal, took the seven-time champions above Ghana and into first place ...

Egypt shaping into serious contenders for African Nations Cup glory - ESPN FC (blog)

PORT-GENTIL, GABON -- One thud of the left foot was all it took. Mohamed Salah's influence in this Africa Nations Cup (ANC) had been growing steadily and when, 10 minutes into Egypt's critical Group D clash with Ghana, he lined up a 20-yard free kick ...

Afcon 2017: 'Our ambition is very high' - Egypt coach Cuper - BBC Sport

Egypt coach Hector Cuper has set his sights on reaching the final of the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon. The Pharaohs booked their place in the quarter-finals as Group D winners with a 1-0 victory over previously unbeaten Ghana on Wednesday. "We will ...

A football supporter's guide to CAN 2017: Day 12 - RFI

media Clash between Ghana's Christian Atsu and Egypt's Ahmed Fathi in Port-Gentil on 25 January 2017. Justin Tallis/AFP. 1- After the fall, walk on. The mirth of a nation was well and truly dashed on day nine when Gabon drew 0-0 with Cameroon to leave ...

Egypt left-back Abdel-Shafi boosts squad ahead of Morocco clash - Ahram Online

Egypt's squad has been boosted by the return of left-back Mohamed Abdel-Shafi, who has recovered from injury ahead of the quarterfinal game against Morocco in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. "Abdel-Shafi is fit for participation in the games after ...

Egypt beats Ghana to book last Afcon quarter-final spot - Eyewitness News

The Egyptians will take on Morocco in the last eight, while Ghana will face the Democratic Republic of Congo, who finished the group stages top of Group C. Egyptian players celebrate a goal in their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations match against Ghana ...

Ghana sweat on fitness of skipper Gyan - Daily Nation

Ghana's forward Asamoah Gyan reacts as he is substituted after being injured during their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group D match against Egypt in Port-Gentil on January 25, 2017. PHOTO | JUSTIN TALLIS | AFP ...

AFCON 2017: Egypt, Ghana tops group D, qualifies for quarter finals - africanews

Egypt grabbed top spot in Group D at the African Nations Cup Group D on Wednesday as Mohammed Salah rifled home a superb free kick to seal a 1-0 victory over Ghana in Port Gentil. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. There was also a first goal ...

Changes for Black Stars as Avram hands 2 AFCON debuts - Myjoyonline.com

Avram Grant has made four changes to Ghana's squad to face Egypt as he hopes to freshen the team for the latter stages of the competition. Barnsley full back Andy Yiadom will be making his Ghana and AFCON debut as he starts on the right side of defence ...

Stars lose to Egypt, face DR Congo in quarter-final - GhanaWeb

Ghana's Black Stars failed to maintain a perfect record in the Africa Cup of Nations after losing 0-1 to Egypt in their last group clash in Port Gentil. The Stars finished behind the seven-time African champions who set up a quarter-final fixture with ...

Egypt Secure Group D Top Spot And Quarter-Final After Defeating Ghana - AFKInsider

The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group stage came to a close on Wednesday night, with the final games in Group D unveiling Egypt and Ghana as the teams progressing through to the quarter-finals of the competition. The Black Stars and the Pharaohs faced ...

Salah says Egypt set for North African derby - SuperSport

Egypt star player Mohamed Salah has praised the team spirit in the camp at the on-going 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. Salah said the team is getting better and sharper in every game after they finished top of the group by beating Ghana 1-0 in Port Gentil.

Farouk Miya Scores Cranes 1st AFCON goal since 1978 - KFM

The Cranes drew 1-1 with the Mali in the two countries last group match played at a waterlogged Stade D'Oyem following a down pour before the official warm up sessions. Standard Liege's midfielder Faruku Miya opened the scoring with a wonder strike ...

AFCON Player of the Day: Mohamed Salah - Sport360°

Our AFCON Player of the Day for January 25 is Mohamed Salah as the Egyptian seals his side's safe passage into the quarter-finals of the tournament. Sport360 staff. by Sport360 staff 26th January 2017. article:26th January 2017. Facebook. Twitter.

Egypt's player ratings vs Ghana: Gabr keeps Ghana's stars in check - Ahram Online

Essam Hadary (7.5): Despite being 44 years old, Hadary has once again shown great agility and produced superb reflex saves to keep a clean sheet for the third game in a row. He got out of his goal to punch away a couple of crosses that could have been ...

Uganda draw sends Mali crashing out of AFCON - SBS - The World Game

Yves Bissouma's free-kick provided a memorable moment, but Mali were eliminated from the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations after drawing their final Group D match 1-1 with Uganda in Oyem. Source: Omnisport. 26 Jan 2017 - 10:19 AM UPDATED 26 Jan 2017 ...