Egypt league to restart amid protests and finger pointing of police

From The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer Sat Feb 2 2013, 01:42:36

Mass soccer protests

By James M. Dorsey

Egypt's premier soccer league is scheduled to resume this weekend for the first time in a year amid concern about security against the backdrop of violent anti-government protests and the leaking of a court report that holds the police as well as fans responsible for last year's death of 74 people in a politically loaded brawl in the Suez Canal city of Port Said.

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