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Dazzling opening ceremony for AFCON

With fireworks, pharaonic costumes and joyful song by Egyptian folk singer Hakim, Nigerian Femi kuti and CAte d'Ivoiren Dobet gnahore, the 2019 African Nations Championship (AFCON) kicked off at Cairo International Stadium on Friday.The ceremony witnes...

Egypt edges out Zimbabwe

Egypt secured a 1-0 victory over Zimbabwe in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group A match at the Cairo International Stadium in Egypt on Friday.As a result, the tournament hosts got off to winning a start in the

Egypt snatch narrow victory in AFCON opener

A stunning goal from Mahmoud Hassan (Trezeguet) secured hosts Egypt a 1-0 win over Zimbabwe in the the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) opener at Cairo Stadium Friday.Egypt top Group A with three points, before Uganda face DR Congo

Mahmoud Alaa named best player in AFCON opener

Egypt's central defender Mahmoud Alaa was chosen Player of the Match in the African Cup of Nations opener Friday 21/06/2019.Alaa exerted great efforts to secure Egypt's first victory on Zimbabwe in their first game of the tournament's Group A.Source: S...

Egypt’s AFCON Opening ceremony amazes the world

The 2019 AFCON opening ceremony was just amazing on Friday night, June 21st, 2019, at Cairo stadium.With the attendance of Egypt's President, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, Egypt defeated Zimbabwe 1_0 at the opening game of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.Mahmoud Has...

CAF head hails Sisi’s commitment to hosting AFCON tournament

President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Ahmed Ahmed hailed on Thursday 20/06/2019 President Abdel Fattah El Sisi's commitment to organizing the 2019 AFCON tournament within five month only.CAF head praised the assiduous efforts by the ...

Egypt police on boots over AFCON

The Interior Ministry has rolled out a comprehensive security plan to secure the opening of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) slated for Friday 21/06/2019, and to ease the fans' access to the stadium. Only ticket holders will be allowed

AFCON 2019 will be the best in tournament’s history: CAF deputy chief

Egypt has spectacular infrastructure and good stadiums, which qualify it for hosting major championships, Deputy Secretary General of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Anthony Baffoe said.Baffoe made his remark during a press conference on We...