Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
4 - 10 November 1999
Issue No. 454
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875 Issues navigation Current Issue Previous Issue Back Issues

In the hot seat
Egypt's new football coach must come up big in the African Nations Cup if he intends to stay on. But Inas Mazhar reports on a Frenchman who refuses to promise the moon
Karim Alami
Some respect, finally
Maaden won the women's first football cup in Egypt and, as Dalia El-Hennawy reports, gained some new converts in the sport
Ahli on top
of the table

The little white ball bounced Ahli's way in the Arab Clubs' Winners table tennis championship. reports on a resounding victory

Hokey Hokey
Egypt's field hockey team captured Al- Ahram Mediterranean championship with an awesome display of offence. Abeer Anwar reports on an achievement of note and profiles some of the biggest names in the game --read on--
Hockey gains
The head of the Egyptian Hockey Federation is elated over the progress being made in the sport in Egypt
Power, poise and perfection
The Mediterranean championship cup was secured by Egypt's national field hockey team following an all-out victory
An ancestral legacy
The head of the International Hockey Federation talks to the Weekly about Egypt's past and future in the sport
Nothing more to prove
Egypt's best field hockey player has decided to retire and the decision probably came at the right time
Girl with a wicked shot
Alyson Annan, for years regarded as the "top" female hockey player in the world, has cemented her reputation after officially winning the actual title this year. --read on--
The world at his stick
In an unprecedented crowning, Stephan Veen, captain of the Dutch national team since 1996, has been selected the best player in the world. --read on--

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