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Al Hilal celebrating win against Iran's Esteghlal
The giants secured the spot after winning a 2-0 victory against Iran's Esteghlal
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Paine said the chances of Australia playing a test against Afghanistan in November were "not looking good" with the Taliban unwilling to let women play cricket.
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AS Roma players will wear the shirts during their Serie A match against Sassuolo before they are auctioned off.
Egypt's newly-appointed national football team coach Hossam el-Badri gives a press conference in the capital Cairo on September 26, 2019. (Photo by Khaled DESOUKI / AFP) (Photo credit should read KHALED DESOUKI/AFP via Getty Images)
Egypt's Football Association sacked national coach Hossam al-Badry a day after the Pharaohs drew with minnows Gabon in a 2022 World Cup qualifier.
Morocco football
Last month, Algeria announced it was cutting diplomatic ties with Morocco, accusing it of "hostile actions" after months of high tensions between the North African rivals.
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The former wicketkeeper has been banned after breaching six counts of the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption code
Egypt superstar Mohamed Salah arrived in Gabon [Getty]
Egypt superstar Mohamed Salah arrived in Gabon to join the Pharaohs for their World Cup qualifying match.
FIFA
Two senior Olympic officials from Kuwait have been targeted by the US Department of Justice for suspected racketeering and bribery related to FIFA and international football politics
South SUdan
South Sudan lost to Tunisia in the quarter-finals of Africa's basketball championship, but their coach says they 'will be back' better and stronger after their first debut.
Hakim Ziyech - GETTY
Ziyech, 28, was a surprise omission last week when the squad was named for the Group I qualifiers against Sudan in Rabat on Thursday and Guinea next Monday, with no explanation offered at the time.