Ivorians well placed for Africa's top award
Posted On Wednesday, 26th December 2012
The CAF Football of the Year award will be announced in Accra on Thursday with Côte d’Ivoire pair Didier Drogba and Yaya Toure in the hunt, along with Cameroon’s Alexandre Song.
90 Minutes columnist Nii Ayitey Tetteh previews tomorrow's Brazil 2014 World Cup qualifier between the Black Stars and Egypt at the Air Defence Stadium in Cairo.
Ex Egypt goalkeeper Nader El-Sayed is urging the Pharaohs to keep up with the fight against Ghana despite their slim chances of World Cup qualification.
Egypt coach Bob Bradley has hinted that he may drop keeper Sherif Ekrami from the starting XI to face Ghana in the second-leg of their World Cup playoff clash in Cairo on Tuesday.
Former Wigan striker Amr Zaki seems to have secured a spot in Egypt's starting eleven as the Pharaohs face Ghana in the return leg of the World Cup qualifying playoff on Tuesday.
The Black Stars are being accorded full protection by Egyptian security forces since their arrival in Cairo in the early hours of Monday.