Egypt considers splitting premier league to reduce fan attendance

From The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer Thu Nov 22 2012, 00:46:59

Egyptian Sports Minister El-Amry Farouk: Minimize fan attendance

By James M. Dorsey

Egyptian soccer appears posed for renewed conflict with the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) and the government floating a proposal to split the premier league into two groups in a bid to reduce fan attendance and weaken militant, highly politicized, street battle-hardened support groups.

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