Soccer-Champions League games to go ahead in Egypt (Reuters)

(Edits) Aug 25 (Reuters) – Two key African Champions League matches will go ahead in Egypt at the weekend despite the civil unrest that has claimed more than 1,000 lives since last month’s military overthrow of the civilian government. Holders Al Ahli will play AC Leopards of the Congo on Saturday at El Gouna, a Red Sea resort some 350km from strife-torn Cairo, followed the next day by Zamalek hosting South Africa’s Orlando Pirates, the Confederation of African Football confirmed on Sunday. …

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