Egypt Vs Algeria 18 November

Nov 18, 09 Egypt Vs Algeria 18 November

One lucky soccer team of Egypt may play in the next World Cup has this city of 20 million in a frenzy. The six-time winner of the Africa Cup will meet today in Algeria in a rematch sudden death in Khartoum, Sudan, after beating the Algerians 2-0 in Cairo on Saturday. Today’s winner will play in World Cup 2010 in South Africa. When Egypt scored in the final minutes of Saturday’s game, the city has erupted fans filled the streets, waving flags, singing, dancing and lighting an aerosol spray can with lighters. Egyptian police have received jubilant celebration Cairenes but kept away from the Embassy of Algeria in the upscale neighborhood of Zamalek Island. “Football is for the people,” taxi driver Mohammed El Dereidi, 29, said while weaving through traffic very abundant in the city. “Football is the only thing that makes us happy.” Egypt last found himself in a chase to the cup 20 years ago, in another match against Algeria. Her winning time was marked by accusations that a player Algerian eye out of a fan of Egypt with a broken bottle after the match. This year, the rivalry was only slightly less violent.

Egypt Vs Algeria

Egypt Vs Algeria

Hackers attacked the Algerian association of Egyptian football Web page, put a star on the Israeli flag. Egyptians stoned team bus Algeria, injuring three players, fans accused Algeria of fake videos on the Internet attack. FIFA, the international football federation, has threatened to cancel the match if the violence worsened, prompting Algeria “King of Rai, Cheb Khaled, and the Egyptian singer Mohamed Mounir to hold a joint concert. Heading into tonight’s game, the violence spilled into the streets of Algeria. A mob ransacked Egyptian airline and telecommunications offices, flying more than 70,000 cell phones, according to company officials. Egypt has summoned the ambassador of Algeria to demand that its citizens are protected. Meanwhile, the riot police remain outside the Embassy of Algeria in Zamalek. “This is a momentous occasion for hope,” said Hisham Kassem, an Egyptian publisher. “Something good is happening in this country, and I do not remember the last time we had good news . In a nation that has consistently low scores on indices of human development, today’s game is a way for Egyptians to forget their problems, Kassem said, and relief for the government: “Like any authoritarian regime, it is good for them to have a national distraction.

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