Al-Ahram Weekly Online   11 - 17 June 2009
Issue No. 951
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Getting to know you
As Egypt prepares to play Brazil, Italy and the US in the 14-28 June Confederations Cup in South Africa, Al-Ahram Weekly takes a closer look at the 17-year-old football extravaganza
Meetings head-to-head
Earlier this morning, the Egyptian national team flew to South Africa suffering from a heavy defeat in World Cup qualifiers and leaving behind a shell-shocked nation. Can they make it up at the Confederations Cup? Inas Mazhar highlights the eight participating teams
FCC fact-file
Strictly speaking, 2009 is the sixth FIFA Confederations Cup...
It's not over
Despite losing to North African rivals Algeria 3-1 in Blida, Egypt still has hope of qualifying for the 2010 World Cup
Four more years
Egypts's Hassan Mustafa was re-elected president of the International Handball Federation (IHF) in sweeping elections which took place in Cairo...
The LE1,000 a month coach
Despite limited resources, Egypt claimed the African wrestling championships in Morocco, Ghada Abdel-Kader reports

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