Football frenzy waning in turbulent Egypt

Egypt once boasted some of the strongest teams in Africa and the Middle East, but violence now means games are played in empty stadiumsEgypt once boasted some of the strongest teams in Africa and the Middle East, and the sport was adored by millions. Games are now played in empty stadiums, with spectators banned. "Although it is played for spectators, we no longer enjoy football, our only pleasure in life," said Gamal, 21.


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