African Soccer 22.8.2017 10:30 pm

Gamal first Egyptian to join South African club

Al Ahly striker Amr Gamal joined Wits on a one-year loan Tuesday and will become the first Egyptian to play top-flight football in South Africa.

Wits coach Gavin Hunt was impressed by the 25-year-old when the clubs met in a CAF Champions League qualifier this year and instigated lengthy negotiations.

Gamal first Egyptian to join South African club
Gamal first Egyptian to join South African club

Gamal first Egyptian to join South African club

Al Ahly striker Amr Gamal joined Wits on a one-year loan Tuesday and will become the first Egyptian to play top-flight football in South Africa.

Ten arrested after Senegal soccer stadium deaths
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Ten arrested after Senegal soccer stadium deaths

Ten football fans have been arrested in connection with a stampede last month which killed eight supporters attending a cup match in Dakar, Senegalese police said Tuesday.
Serb Sredojevic quits as Uganda coach in pay row
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Serb Sredojevic quits as Uganda coach in pay row

Milutin “Micho” Sredojevic resigned as Uganda coach on Saturday, six months after leading the team to the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time in 38 years.
New dates for Caf Champions League and Confed Cup knockout stages
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New dates for Caf Champions League and Confed Cup knockout stages

The Caf Executive Committee has amended the calendar for the knockout stages of the Caf Champions League 2017 and Caf Confederation Cup.
Africa Cup of Nations expands to 24 teams for 2019
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Africa Cup of Nations expands to 24 teams for 2019

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will expand from 16 to 24 teams and be staged in June and July, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) announced on Thursday.
Villa sign Egypt star Elmohamady from Hull
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Villa sign Egypt star Elmohamady from Hull

Aston Villa have signed Egyptian international midfielder Ahmed Elmohamady from Championship rivals Hull City for a fee of £1 million ($1.3 million, 1.13 million euros), the club confirmed Wednesday.
Baggies bring in Egyptian defender
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Baggies bring in Egyptian defender

West Bromwich Albion have completed the signing of Egypt defender Ahmed Hegazi on a season-long loan deal from Al Ahly, the Premier League side said on Monday.
CAF ‘think tank’ to mull Nations Cup changes
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CAF ‘think tank’ to mull Nations Cup changes

New-look Africa Cup of Nations and CAF Champions League competitions could emerge this week from discussions in Morocco that will include FIFA president Gianni Infantino.
Eight dead in Senegal football stadium stampede
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Eight dead in Senegal football stadium stampede

Eight people were killed during Senegal’s football league cup final in Dakar on Saturday, the sports minister told AFP, as a wall collapsed onto clashing supporters triggering a panicked stampede.
Fatal team bus crash in Ghana
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Fatal team bus crash in Ghana

The British manager of Ghana Premier League side Asante Kotoko and one of his players were hospitalised after a bus crash that killed a member of their back-room staff, the club said on Thursday.
Pitso sings Ibenge praises
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Pitso sings Ibenge praises

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has praised AS Vita Club coach Florent Ibenge.
Nigerian international Ikeme diagnosed with leukaemia
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Nigerian international Ikeme diagnosed with leukaemia

Nigerian international goalkeeper Carl Ikeme who plays for second tier English side Wolverhampton Wanderers has been diagnosed with acute leukaemia, the club announced.

results

Sundowns 1-2 P City
Baroka FC 1-1 Pirates
Chippa Utd 2-0 AmaZulu
Celtic 1-1 Chiefs

fixtures

Chiefs vs SuperSport Utd
FS Stars vs Wits
Arrows vs Celtic
CT City vs P Stars

psl log

# Team GP Pts
1 Mamelodi Sundowns 1 3
2 Maritzburg United 1 3
3 AmaZulu 1 3
4 Cape Town City 1 3
5 Orlando Pirates 1 3
6 Ajax Cape Town 1 1
7 Bloem Celtic 1 1
8 Golden Arrows 1 1
9 Kaizer Chiefs 1 1
10 Baroka FC 1 1
11 Polokwane City 1 1
12 Bidvest Wits 1 0
13 Chippa United 1 0
14 Free State Stars 1 0
15 Platinum Stars 1 0
16 SuperSport United 1 0

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