DEADLY CLASHES

  • FIFA requests report into Egypt violence February 3, 2012

    Cairo: FIFA has requested a full report from Egyptian authorities into the violence at a soccer match in Port Said that left 74 people dead, world soccer's governing body said on Thursday. At least 1,000 people were injured in the violence on Wednesday when fans invaded the pitch after local...
  • Players give up football after Egypt violence February 3, 2012

    Cairo: Three Egypt internationals and AlAhly players have retired from all football after witnessing the deadly clashes between fans at their league game against AlMasry on Wednesday. Mohamed Aboutrika and Mohamed Barakat, who both have at least 70 caps for Egypt, told AlAhly TV that they would quit immediately after the...