Al-Ahram Weekly Online   9 - 15 February 2006
Issue No. 781
Sports
 
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Only one
Out of the five African qualifiers for Germany 2006, Côte d'Ivoire were the only survivors left among the last four in the African Cup of Nations
Signs of life
Egypt's captain Hossam Hassan has silenced his critics after leading Egypt to the semi-finals and along the way scoring beautifully against DR Congo
On the sly
Prices for highly-coveted tickets for ACN matches sky-rocket as black market vendors enjoy a field day, reports Serene Assir
Join the club
Before Egypt took on the DR Congo in the quarter-finals, Egypt's midfielder Mohamed Barakat received the prestigious BBC African Footballer of the Year award in Cairo. Inas Mazhar talked to the star and inspiration

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