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Sunday, 14 February 2021

Al Ahly walks away with FIFA Club bronze; singer Ali Hemeida passes away

Al Ahly took home the bronze medal at the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020 on Thursday, after beating Brazil’s Palmeiras in a penalty shootout following a goalless match. Goalkeeper Mohamed ElShennawy was crowned hero of the 3-2 shootout. Bayern Munich took home the main prize, beating Mexico’s Tigres 1-0 on Thursday night.

Missed the game? Catch the highlights here: (watch, runtime: 2:09).

Egyptian singer Ali Hemeida passed away last Thursday at the age of 55 after a battle with cancer, according to the official Facebook page of the Actors' Syndicate. Hemeida was catapulted to fame after releasing the 1980s pop hit Lolaky which sold mns of copies in Egypt and the region, but disappeared from the spotlight shortly afterwards. He was beset with financial struggles for years, and the government had recently approved covering his treatment expenses.

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