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Egypt delays start of league season

CAIRO -- Egypt's Sports Ministry has delayed the start of the premier league for one month after angry fans stormed the football association's headquarters.

The 18-team league will now begin Oct. 17, association head Amer Hussein said Saturday.

He said the delay was to ensure TV broadcasts were set for the matches.

He did not cite as a reason the protest on Wednesday by fans of Egypt's most popular team Al-Ahly. They broke into the EFA offices in Cairo, angry that games were resuming despite the failure to bring to justice the perpetrators of the February stadium riot that killed 74 people, mostly Al-Ahly supporters.

The EFA shut down the league after the violence, but reversed the decision under the proviso that games will be played without spectators.

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