Egypt began its qualifying campaign for the 2002 African Cup with an unimpressive victory against Côte d'Ivoire. Nashwa Abdel-Tawab reports
Market full of goods
By most accounts, the summer transfer market provided more excitement than the football season that preceded it, testament to how dreadful the 1999-2000 league year was and how eventful the upcoming year could be, writes Alaa Shahine
Proud to be Egyptian
Invited to the tournament after its recent selection as a first-level nation in the Special Olympics, the Egyptian mentally challenged soccer team goes up against tough competition in Germany.