Egypt’s national team jumped four places from 48th to 44th place in this month’s FIFA global rankings after beating Libya in two games in the 2022 African World Cup qualifiers.
Phil Foden scored twice as Manchester City stormed into second place in the Premier League with a 4-1 dismantling of Brighton at the Amex on Saturday.
Holders Ahly reached the African Champions League group stage for a seventh straight season after hammering Niger's US Gendarmerie Nationale (USGN) 6-1 in Cairo for a 7-2 aggregate victory on Saturday.
In their first ever Champions League appearance, South Africa's Amazulu FC sprang the biggest upset so far after eliminating five-time winners TP Mazembe on Saturday.
Mohamed Salah said he is keen on staying at Liverpool until the end of his career but that his future at the club does not entirely depend on him.
Salah is yet to sign an extension to his current Liverpool deal, which expires at the end of the 2022-23 season.
In her first match since reaching the U.S. Open semifinals and subsequently testing positive for COVID-19, Aryna Sabalenka beat Ajla Tomljanovic 7-6 (2), 4-6, 6-1 on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Kremlin Cup.