Al Ahly striker Souleymane Coulibaly was pleased with his performance against Sokar El-Hawamdia...
- Coulibaly pleased with friendly performance, seeks playing time
- Volleyball: Al Ahly through to African Club Championship final
- Mortada Mansour confirms offers for Kahraba, Hamed and Gabr
- Al Ahly legend Manuel José announces retirement from football
- Egypt test goal-line officials during Zamalek friendly
- Hector Cuper: Reaching World Cup is our main target
- CAF secretary general Hicham El Amrani resigns
- SQUASH: Both British Open defending champions defeated in semi-finals
- Mohamed Helmy announces decision to leave Zamalek
- CAF names referees for Al Masry Confederation Cup playoff match
Gregory Gaultier goes top in Men’s World Ranking
The 32-year-old overcame World No. 4 Omar Mosaad in an electrifying World Open which saw Gaultier claim the most prestigious crown in the world of squash for the first time in his career.
Gaultier moved up in the rankings, above Englishman Nick Matthew who dropped to 3rd and above the outstanding Egyptian Mohamed ElShorbagy, who was on top for an impressive 13 months.
On the other hand, finalist Mosaad moves up to fourth at the expense of fellow countryman Ramy Ashour, the man he beat in the quarter finals of the championship. Tarek Momen, who reached the semi-finals of the competition moved up to 10th.
Former number one, James Willstrop who shocked Elshorbagy in round 3 and beat him 3-1 climbed up a tremendous nine places to return to the top 15, after finally putting his recent injury woes to rest in Bellevue.
Willstrop’s jump in positions was matched by sensational youngster Mazen Hesham, who climbed up a staggering nine places from 21st, to reach a new career-best 13th after reaching the semi-finals in Qatar back in November.
Last but definitely not least: Hong Kong’s Max Lee continued his stable progression and climbed up three places to reach a new high of number 12 in the ranking.