Football: PSG fans banned from Marseille game

French league-leaders PSG will unleash star strike duo Neymar, above, and Kylian Mbappe on Marseille for the first time on Sunday night. (AFP)
Updated 20 October 2017
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Football: PSG fans banned from Marseille game

Marseille, FRANCE: Paris Saint-German fans have been banned from Marseille’s stadium and the surrounding areas for Sunday’s Ligue 1 clash between the bitter rivals, local police said on Friday.
Marseille-PSG is France’s most heated rivalry and trouble has flared between opposing fans in previous matches.
“The relationship between Marseille and PSG supporters has been marked by animosity for many years,” regional police said in a statement.
PSG fans are prohibited from in and around the stadium from 800am Sunday until 400am Monday, police said.
French league-leaders PSG will unleash star strike duo Neymar and Kylian Mbappe on Marseille for the first time on Sunday night.


Moroccan Walid Azaro becomes highest-scoring foreign player in single Egypt league

Updated 18 April 2018
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Moroccan Walid Azaro becomes highest-scoring foreign player in single Egypt league

CAIRO: Moroccan footballer Walid Azaro has just become the highest-scoring foreigner in a single season of Egypt’s premier league, according to local reports.
Azaro, who plays for Egypt’s Al-Ahly Club, scored latest goal in his team’s match against Wadi Degla team Tuesday.
With a total of 18 goals, the 22-year-old sets a new record by becoming the highest-scoring foreigner in a single Egyptian League season.
He overtakook Angolan striker Flavio as well as former Ismaili and Nigerian forward John Utaka, who both held the previous joint-record of 17 goals.
Al-Ahly is expected to be crowned champions for this season, currently top of the league with 82 points.