Chechnya Headlines

  • Egypt FA deny Salah unhappiness at Chechnya publicity

    By Mark GleesonNIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia, June 25 (Reuters) - The Egyptian Football Association denied reports that talismanic striker Mohamed Salah was on the...

    Mail Online
  • Mohamed Salah will not retire, says Egyptian FA

    The Egyptian Football Association insists star player Mohamed Salah has never discussed international retirement with them.

    The Telegraph
  • Mohamed Salah ‘happy’ with Egypt amid Chechnya political symbol furore

    • Salah said to be angry about team banquet with Kadyrov• Egyptian FA says there is ‘no problem’ and Salah is ‘happy’ The Egypt football federation has said that Mohamed Salah is training well and has no desire to leave the World Cup despite reports claiming that the forward is considering retiring from international football after being used as a political symbol while the squad were based in Chechnya. The Associated Press reported that Salah was angry about a team banquet hosted by the Chechen...

    the Guardian
  • Messi birthday overshadowed by Argentina’s World Cup crisis

    In any other context, the gesture would have gone unnoticed: Lionel Messi received birthday greetings from Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli. The best wishes, however, came amid turmoil embroiling Sampaoli and the squad, which is on the brink of elimination from the World Cup in Russia. The captain, who turned 31 on Sunday, arrived to the training field in Bronnitsy where Sampaoli was waiting to start the session. The coach went up to Messi, giving him a kiss on...

    SFGate
  • Sources: Salah considering retiring from national team

    Mohamed Salah told Egypt team officials and teammates that he is considering retiring from international play because he is angry about being used as a political symbol while the World Cup squad was based in Chechnya, two people close to the player told The Associated Press Sunday.

    Washington Post
  • Sources: Salah considering retiring from national team

    Mohamed Salah told Egypt team officials and teammates that he is considering retiring from international play because he is angry about being used as a political symbol while the World Cup squad was based in Chechnya, two people close to the player told The Associated Press. Salah said he...

    ABC News