Algeria team bus attack

FIFA to investigate Egypt

November 19, 2009
By Soccernet staff
FIFA today opened disciplinary proceedings against the Egyptian Football Association after the Algerian team bus was pelted with stones in the lead-up to the World Cup qualifier between the two teams last Saturday.

The world governing body confirmed they had received reports of "incidents affecting the Algerian team on its way from the airport to the hotel'' two days before the game.

Egypt won the game 2-0 in Cairo to force a play-off to decide which of the two sides would ...

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