Algeria players attacked in Cairo

Egyptian fans throw stones at rival team's bus before crunch world cup qualifier.

    Algeria's government says four players on the national football team have been injured after their bus was attacked by Egyptians in Cairo.

    It comes a day before the two teams are due to meet in a qualifier that will decide who will go through to the World Cup in South Africa.

    Joanna Gaisorowska reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Unification: Saladin and the Fall of Jerusalem

    Unification: Saladin and the Fall of Jerusalem

    We explore how Salah Ed-Din unified the Muslim states and recaptured the holy city of Jerusalem from the crusaders.