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Hosam El-Aker has been passionately covering Egyptian football in English since the late 1990s. He’s written for a number of online portals including Egyptian Soccer, Bleacher Report, Internet Soccer (now TEAMtalk), Arabia, Go Pharaohs and more. He also founded and managed the official website of Ahmed Hossam “Mido” – Mido-Online.com – from 2002 – 2005. Hosam played goalkeeper and striker for his high school and junior college teams and graduated from West Virginia University with a B.Sc. in Journalism.

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 May 6, 2016

Egypt’s recent decision to play a friendly against Congo DR could have dire consequences on its already tenuous grasp of a top seed in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying. The Pharaohs...

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 April 18, 2016

Luxembourg and Egypt have been in talks to play a friendly international, a source familiar with the discussions has told KingFut. Luxembourg reached out to Egypt, offering to host the match...

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 April 18, 2016

Going into last month’s third and fourth rounds of 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying, it appeared Egypt had a snowball’s chance in hell of being a top seed for...

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 April 2, 2016

It’s been a little over a year since Héctor Cúper took over as manager of Egypt’s national team. In that span, his charges have played 12 matches, six of which were...

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 March 7, 2016

A group of NFL stars, headlined by the enigmatic Marshawn Lynch, were in Egypt last month as part of an American football training camp. The program – American Football Without Borders (AFWB)...

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 February 26, 2016

KingFut has independently confirmed that Burkina Faso will be fielding a national team comprising only locally-based players in Saturday’s friendly international against Egypt. Speaking exclusively to KingFut, Burkina Faso Football Association...

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 October 14, 2015

Save for a lone formality between Swaziland and Djibouti, the second-round 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying playoff matchups in Africa have been determined, and some of them will water your mouth. Tuesday ushered in...