Soccer-Egypt league cancelled because of security concerns (Reuters)

July 16 (Reuters) – The Egyptian soccer league has been cancelled because of the security situation following the military overthrow of the country’s president Mohamed Mursi this month. On Tuesday, the Egyptian Football Association made official the end of the 2012/13 campaign with one round of the regular season remaining and a four-team play-off for the title to come. A statement said the association had sought support from security officials to play on but this had been refused. It is nearly two weeks since the army removed Mursi in response to mass demonstrations against him. …

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