A leading Egyptian soccer club has launched an investigation into
one of its players after he showed support for ousted Islamist President
Egypt's soccer federation said it would ban the player, Ahmed Abdel Zaher, from competing until an investigation is completed.
After scoring a goal, Zaher displayed the four-finger Muslim Brotherhood
signal that symbolises a raid by security forces on a pro-Morsi protest camp in Cairo
in August that killed hundreds of Islamists.
overthrew Morsi on July 3 and installed an interim government. It has since launched a security crackdown on Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood
arresting more than 2,000 members, including Morsi and other senior
leaders. Security forces have killed hundreds of Morsi supporters.