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Egypt football resumes one year after tragedy

National league to lift suspension of play in place since 70 fans died in Port Said pitch invasion.
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2013 12:44

Egyptian football fans finally have something to celebrate after a year without a national league.

The competition was suspended after more than 70 fans were killed in a pitch invasion in the city of Port Said.

Despite the deadly incident, games are now set to resume.

Al Jazeera’s Rawya Rageh reports from Cairo.

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